Wiretap: Ed Snowden is no Lena Dunham
Edward Snowden’s solution for the NSA and Edward Snowden? More encryption and better watchdogs, he tells the people at South by Southwest technology panel, via Google Hangout, from a presumably undisclosed location somewhere in Russia. It turns out, not everyone was listening. (“Line around the block for Lena Dunham panel. Walked right into the Edward Snowden panel,” Doug MacMillan, a technology reporter for the Wall Street Journal, tweeted shortly before both events started.)
The foreign policy issues are coming to the fore again – but this time they could actually work against the GOP. You can sum up the problem for the Republican establishment in two words: Rand Paul. Via the National Journal.
And then there’s Marco Rubio’s world view. Via the Atlantic.
Are the new numbers proof that Obamacare is working? asks Greg Sargent at the Washington Post.
Or do the numbers mean Obamacare is not working well enough? Via Forbes.
More numbers: This is where it gets scary for Republicans: Sixty-one percent of young Republicans favor same-sex marriage. Via Pew polling.
Like this story? Steal it! Feel free to republish it in part or in full, just please give credit to The Colorado Independent and add a link to the original.
News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]Read More