Monday, August 12, 2013

“My son has spoken the truth. He has sacrificed more than either the president of the United Stated or Peter King have ever [sacrificed] in their political careers or their American lives”

As he prepares to visit his son in Russia, Lon Snowden on Sunday blasted President Obama and congressional leaders for failing to take real action to curb federal mass surveillance and data-collection efforts. - Ben Wolfgang/Washington Times

“What I’ve seen is much political theater. I was disappointed in the president’s press conference. I believe that’s driven by his clear understanding that the American people are absolutely unhappy with what they learned … much of what he suggested is superficial,” Lon Snowden, father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, said in a rare interview on ABC’s “This Week.”