Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Edward Snowden

Governments are in an international club that privileges the interests of the governors over those of the governed.  The Snowden case demonstrates just how this works. A very powerful government has been caught spying on the people of the world and suffers embarrassment, so all the other governments crowd round to cover its backside- even though their own citizens have been wronged- and the person who revealed the crime becomes a pariah.
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