crap like this:
which is blatantly, almost hilariously obviously false. Now, this should discredit Snowden, even in the eyes of those who oppose the metadata program. China, Egypt, North Korea, and a whole host of other nations all immediately spring to mind as examples of countries who not only collect and observe the content of all communications, but do so obsessively. But the utilization of Ground Truth doesn't seem to be much of a priority for the pro-Snowden folks, and I predict they will either attempt to ignore or defend this kind of hyperbole, just as most of them ignore and a few of them attempt to defend him releasing information which has nothing to do with collection against Americans, but does have to do with collection against the Chinese, the North Koreans, and the Taliban.Edward Snowden told a crowd of fans Wednesday that the government's surveillance programs collect more data on Americans than any other country.
"Does the NSA know more about Americans in America than Russians in Russia?" Snowden said, appearing by live video during an awards ceremony in Washington. "We watch our own people more closely than anyone else in the world."