Germany's NSA Outrage

  • Aired:  10/28/13
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German officials fume over revelations that the NSA listened to Chancellor Merkel's phone conversations. (3:57)

NATION, I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU,BUT I AM SO SICK AND TIRED OF

EUROPE WITH THEIR HISTORY AND"CULTURE."

YEAH, THEY GOT THE SISTINECHAPEL, BUT I SAY WE BUILT THE

SEVENTEEN CHAPEL.

(LAUGHTER)NOW THEY GOT THEIR NUT-HUGGER

JEANS IN A BUNCH OVER THE LATESTREVELATION FROM MOSCOW

CRAIGSLIST FUTON BUYER EDWARDSNOWDEN.

JIM?

>> GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELAMERKEL COMPLAINED DIRECTLY TO

PRESIDENT OBAMA TODAY OVERREPORTS OF U.S. SPYING ON HER

CONVERSATIONS.

>> GERMAN OFFICIALS SAYING THEYHAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION THAT

THE CHANCELLOR'S CELL PHONE MAYBE MONITORED BY AMERICAN

INTELLIGENCE.

>> AN ANGRY MERKEL SAYS THEALLEGATIONS HAVE LEFT U.S. AND

EUROPEANS RELATIONS "SEVERELYSHAKEN."

>> Stephen: OH, BIG DEAL.

(LAUGHTER)MERKEL SHOULD BE FLATTERED.

SOMEONE LOOKED AT THE CHANCELLOROF GERMANY AND SAID "I'D TAP

THAT."

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)BESIDES, WE AREN'T EVEN DOING

IT, RIGHT, WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMANJAY CARNEY?

>> I CAN TELL YOU THAT THEPRESIDENT ASSURES THE CHANCELLOR

THAT THE UNITED STATES IS NOTMONITORING AND WILL NOT MONITOR

THE COMMUNICATIONS OF THECHANCELLOR.

>> Stephen: KAY?

(LAUGHTER)WE ARE NOT AND WILL NOT THAT

TAKES CARE OF THE PRESENT ANDTHE FUTURE AND THERE'S NO OTHER

TIME PERIODIC THINK OF.

>> THE U.S. HAS BEEN LISTENINGTO MERKEL'S CELL PHONE SINCE

2002.

>> Stephen: OH, THE PAST?

WHO CARES!

(LAUGHTER)YOU KNOW WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT

THOSE WHO FORGET HISLY.

I DON'T AND I'M PRETTY HAPPYABOUT IT.

(LAUGHTER)AND EVEN IF WE DID LISTEN IN ON

ANGIE MERKEL'S CELL PHONE, WEHAVE A DAMN GOOD REASON.

I MEAN, JUST ASK N.S.A. CHIEFAND FIRST ATTEMPT BY STUDENT

TAXIDERMIST GENERAL KEITHALEXANDER.

(LAUGHTER)EXPLAINING WHO WE ARE AND

TARGETING JUST WHO WE ARETARGETING WITH THESE PROGRAMS.

>> WHO ARE THEY SPYING ON?

>> WE'RE GOING AFTER TERRORISTSWITH THOSE PROGRAMS.

>> Stephen: OKAY?

WE'RE GOING AFTER TERRORISTS SOALL WE'RE SAYING IS ANGELA

MERKEL IS A TERRORIST.

WHY DOESN'T SHE WANT US TOLISTEN TO HER PHONE CALLS?

SEEMS SUSPICION.

SHE'S NOT THE ONLY SAUERKRAUT ONOUR HANDS.

ONE GERMAN, KATRINGORING-ECKHART, CALLED THE

ALLEGED SPYING AN UNPRECEDENTEDBREACH OF TRUST BETWEEN TWO

COUNTRIES.

UNPRECEDENTD?

I DON'T KNOW KATRIN.

(LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE)PERSONALLY, I THINK -- I THINK

--(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

I THINK DEUTSCHLAND DEUTSCHLANDBER REACTING AND I AM NOT AL

ALONE.

>> THE FACT, IS LIKE IT OR NOTTHIS IS OFTEN A REALITY OF

REAL-WORLD POLITICS.

>> WE SPY ON FOREIGN LEADERS,THEY SPY ON OUR LEADERS OR TRY

TO.

WE'RE BETTER AT IT PERHAPS THANTHEY ARE AND THEY DON'T LIKE IT.

>> EVERYBODY SPIES ON EVERYBODY.

IT'S LIKE A MARRIAGE IN WHICHBOTH SPOUSES PRETEND THE OTHER

SPOUSE ISN'T CHEATING IT'S JUSTEASIER.

>> Stephen: IT'S A PERFECTLYHEALTHY RELATIONSHIP.

ALL THE ALLIES ARE SCREWINGAROUND ON EVERYBODY ELSE.

AT THIS POINT, NATO IS JUST ONEBIG ASS-PILE.

(LAUGHTER)BUT THE MERKEL JERKS OUT THERE

KEEP SAYING OOH, BUT REMEMBERWHAT OBAMA SAID IN HIS 2008

BERLIN SPEECH?

>> TRUE PARTNERSHIP AND TRUEPROGRESS REQUIRES CONSTANT WORK

AND SUSTAINED SACRIFICE.

THEY REQUIRE ALLIES WHO WILLLISTEN TO EACH OTHER, LEARN FROM

EACH OTHER, AND, MOST OF ALL,TRUST EACH OTHER.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE).

>> Stephen: LISTEN, LEARN,TRUST.

YOU KNOW, TWO OUT OF THR

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