Glenn Greenwald is in high dudgeon today on Twitter after this interview with David Gregory, in which Gregory actually dared to question Greenwald’s and Edward Snowden’s motives.
Has David Gregory ever publicly wondered if powerful DC officials should be prosecuted for things like illegal spying & lying to Congress?
Who needs the government to try to criminalize journalism when you have David Gregory to do it?
There’s a lot more in his Twitter timeline — he’s inciting his followers to attack and harass people who criticize him.
Meanwhile, Edward Snowden has requested asylum in Ecuador. Some interesting facts about Ecuador:
The recent sentencing of an Ecuadorian National Assembly member and two prominent political activists for allegedly slandering President Rafael Correa constitutes a grave violation of free speech rights. Freedom House calls on the Ecuadorian government to cease its lawsuits against public figures and government critics.