Ted Rall for March 17, 2014
Edward Snowden didn't tell us anything new. Anyone who follows the news knows the NSA has been spying on us since the 1980s. (Woman: Until I see proof- something more credible than dozens of articles in mainstream media outlets- I will continue to "sext" pics of my junk on the 100% private internet.) The Pentagon papers covered events from years before. They "revealed" that Vietnam was a doomed war based on lies- which everyone knew by then.) The Pentagon documents Chelsea Manning gave to Wikileaks shocked- US- but why? We knew U.S. troops in Iraq were brutal and our foreign policy was corrupt. (Man 2: Machine-gunning Iraq! Civilians for fun from choppers only really happens when it's on video.) So Americans really are exceptional... exceptionally dumb. (Man 3: The economy sucks.) (Man 4: Where is your army of nobel prize- winning economists to support your wacky "theory"?