Obama assures Merkel U.S. is not spying on her phone (and won’t do it again)

Obama assures Merkel U.S. is not spying on her phone (and won’t do it again)

With the government shutdown out of the way for a few months, intense media and public focus has turned to the fizzled launch of ObamaScare, the new healthcare system that will be doing hardly any of the grand things Obama promised at the start.

Remember, “If you like your current healthcare plan, you can keep it”?

Anyway now President Obama is also in a lot of hot water abroad for embarrassing revelations about ubiquitous American intelligence-gathering operations disclosed by Edward “I’m Just Trying to Help” Snowden.

The former contract employee for the National Security Agency is being asylum-hosted by Russian President Probably for Life Vladimir Putin.

Snowden’s disclosures include allegations that the U.S. spies on friendly allied governments and sometimes the actual heads of their government. Our reaction is, “Hope so.”

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