Edward Snowden's NSA Leaks

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The NSA says it cannot intentionally target U.S. citizens -- just like how a handheld massager is for neck cramps and cannot be used to intentionally target anywhere else. (4:51)

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

>> STEPHEN, STEPHEN, STEPHEN!

tephen: WELCOME TO THE

REPORT.

GOOD TO HAVE YOU WITH US.

SIT DOWN, NATION.

NATION, I WANT YOU TO DO

SOMETHING FOR ME.

FOLKS, I WANT YOU TO HUG YOUR

DOORS AND LOCK YOUR LOVED ONES

BECAUSE AMERICA IS UNDER ATTACK

BY KNOWLEDGE.

WE NOW KNOW THAT THE N.S.A. IS

MIGHT BE SPYING ON US.

AND WE WILL HAVE FULL ME

COVERAGE ON THE IMPLICATIONS OF

THAT TOMORROW.

BUT TONIGHT WE FOCUS ON THE

LEAKER.

BEHOLD THE FACE OF EVIL.

HIS NAME IS EDWARD SNOWDEN, AND

HE'S AN EMPLOYEE OF DEFENSE

CONTRACTOR BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

NAMEDDED, OF COURSE, AFTER OUR

DRUNKEST FOUNDING FATHER.

NOW, SNOWDEN HAS FLED TO A HONG

KONG HOTEL ROOM WHERE THE

MINIBAR HAS BEEN STOCKED WITH

"NOT POISON BRAND ACTUAL BEER."

YESTERDAY SNOWDEN SAT DOWN WITH

JOURNALIST GLEN GREENWALD TO

EXPLAIN HIMSELF.

>> I'VE BEEN A SYSTEMS ENGINEER,

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, SENIOR

ADVISOR FOR THE CENTRAL

INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, SOLUTIONS

CONSULTANT AND A

TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFORMATION

SYSTEMS OFFICER.

>> Stephen: THAT'S SMART.

YOU HAVE TO GET YOUR RESUME OUT

THERE BECAUSE I THINK YOU'RE

ABOUT TO GET A PINK SLIP FROM

THE SKY.

AND AFTER ADDING THAT HE SPEAKS

FRENCH AND CAN USE POWERPOINT,

SNOWDEN WENT INTO DETAIL ABOUT

THE N.S.A.'S EAVESDROPPING

PROGRAM.

>> THE N.S.A. SPECIFICALLY

TARGETS THE COMMUNICATIONS OF

ANYONE.

ANY ANALYST AT ANY TIME CAN

TARGET ANYONE.

SITTING AT MY DESK I CERTAINLY

HAD THE AUTHORITY TO WIRE TAP

ANYONE FROM YOU OR YOUR

ACCOUNTANT TO A FEDERAL JUDGE TO

EVEN THE PRESIDENT IF I HAD A

PERSONAL EMAIL.

>> Stephen: HOW HARD IS THAT?

DURING THE ELECTION I GOT EMAILS

FROM HIM FIVE TIMES A DAY.

FOLKS, SNOWDEN'S GOT THE PROGRAM

ALL WRONG.

ACCORDING TO DIRECTOR OF

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE (CLAPS

TWICE) OOPS, SORRY.

SORRY.

(CLAPS TWICE) JAMES CLAPPER.

CLAPPER ASSURES US THE

EAVESDROPPING PROGRAM CANNOT BE

USED TO INTENTIONALLY TARGET ANY

U.S. CITIZEN.

JUST LIKE THE ACUVIBE SOFT TOUCH

PERSONAL MASSAGER IS FOR NECK

CRAMPS AND CANNOT BE USED TO

INTENTIONALLY TARGET ANYWHERE

ELSE.

OKAY?

THAT YOU CAN'T DO.

THAT IS UNDER PENALTY OF WOW.

FOLKS, I'LL TELL YOU, I MIGHT BE

THE ONLY ONE SAYING THIS BUT I

THINK I KNOW WHAT'S REALLY GOING

ON HERE.

THE GUARDIAN SAYS THAT SNOWDEN

HAD A VERY COMFORTABLE LIFE THAT

INCLUDED A SALARY OF ROUGHLY

$200,000 AND A GIRLFRIEND WITH

WHOM HE SHARED A HOME IN HAWAII.

NATION, I THINK THIS COULD BE

THE MOST PASSIVE AGGRESSIONIVE

BREAK-UP IN HISTORY.

"HONEY, OF COURSE I'M INTO YOU.

YES, I WANT CHILDREN.

BUT FIRST I JUST HAVE TO LEAK A

LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE

N.S.A. AND HIDE OUT IN ASIA FOR

THE REST OF MY LIFE.

THIS ISN'T ABOUT US.

I'LL BE BACK AS SOON AS I'M SURE

I WON'T BE MURDERED BY THE HONG

KONG TRIADS."

WE WILL HAVE MORE ON THIS STORY

TOMORROW.

THOUGH ONE LAST THING ON THIS.

I DO FIND IT SUSPICIOUS THAT THE

SAME DAY THIS GUY FLEES TO HONG

KONG, THIS GUY FLEES TO JORDAN.

TO DIRECT A "SERIOUS MOVIE?"

YEAH, THAT'S BELIEVABLE.

AND DIG IT.

WHO'S HIS REPLACEMENT?

A FOREIGNER.

N.S.A., YOU'RE GOING TO WANT TO

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THIS GUY

BECAUSE HE IS SUSPICIOUS AND