Daily Mail:”Former presidential candidate Gary Johnson ‘applauds’ NSA leaker’s actions…”

David Martosko @ The Daily Mail (London) reports that
“Gary Johnson, the former New Mexico governor who ran an unsuccessful 2012 campaign for president on the Libertarian Party ticket, is the first major political figure to side with Edward Snowden, the government contractor who exposed a massive National Security Agency data collection program.”

“Johnson was careful to qualify his endorsement, however, saying that it’s his understanding that Snowden has claimed he revealed only the information he knew about the agency’s data collection methods, and not the information that was collected.”

‘If what he said is true, he doesn’t belong in jail, he said. ‘He may not belong in government service with his employer either, but it seems that all he said is, “Here’s what the machine is doing. This is the machine.”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2339200/Former-presidential-candidate-Gary-Johnson-applauds-NSA-leakers-actions-provided-didnt-reveal-state-secrets.html#ixzz2VwaAJRJM

One thought on “Daily Mail:”Former presidential candidate Gary Johnson ‘applauds’ NSA leaker’s actions…”

  1. NewFederalist

    I am not sure why he would say he may not belong in government service. He is EXACTLY the kind of person who belongs in government service.

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