Posted 4 years ago on July 19, 2013, 2:38 a.m. EST by Shule
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Check out this article on Huffington Post:
Jimmy Carter Defends Edward Snowden, Says NSA Spying Has Compromised Nation's Democracy | By Nick Wing
"Former President Jimmy Carter announced support for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden this week, saying that his uncovering of the agency's massive surveillance programs had proven "beneficial."
Speaking at a closed-door event in Atlanta covered by German newspaper Der Spiegel, Carter also criticized the NSA's domestic spying as damaging to the core of the nation's principles.
"America does not have a functioning democracy at this point in time," Carter said, .....[Domestic Surveillance has gone too far.]"