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.

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