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To the extent that you have aided and abetted snow and even in his current.
Why shouldn't you mr.
-- well be charged with a crime.
I think it's pretty extraordinary that anybody who called himself a journalist would publicly mused about whether or not other journal -- Should be charged with felonies the assumption in your question David is completely without evidence the idea that -- aided and abetted him in anyway it's this scandal that arose in Washington before our stories began was about the fact the Obama administration is trying to criminalize investigative journalism.
By going through -- the emails and phone records of AP reporters accusing a Fox News journal last that theory that you just embrace being a co conspirator with felony in felonies from working with sources.
NBC's David Gregory -- not quite ready for Glenn Greenwald answer that question about his reporting on an NSA spying.
Greenwald didn't stop there after the program he -- this who needs the government to try to criminalize journalism when you have David Gregory to do it.
Journalist Frank Rich came to -- -- defense with this is David Gregory a journalist has a thought experiment.
Name one piece of news he's broken one BT's covered with distinction and any memorable interviews he's conducted his charge is preposterous.
As a columnist who published Edwards -- -- leaks Greenwald was doing the job of a journalist and the fact that he's an activist journalist.
Is irrelevant to that journalistic.
Function so Jim when you think about Greenwald line of questioning or -- Gregory's line of questioning the Greenwald was -- -- I think the question did have a when did you start beating your wife tone to it but look whatever you think -- -- ideologically.
He definitely -- now place in the talking head hall of fame.
The greatest smack down of a questioner -- Joseph Louis knocked out Max smelling back in the thirties lots of.
Nodding heads on the panel I might man.
Yeah I didn't none of nodding because this is what this fight he's been all about.
That is the effort by some people who want to go after.
By formulating the question in the -- that he did he played right into the hands of the government.
Glenn Greenwald is an advocacy journalist that does not mean he is not a journalist and you can.
You couldn't do more than say that -- house is on the street and be injured.
Missed that on if I'm if I'm a producer and executive orders or I run a network.
I want Glenn Greenwald.
Exclusively on CNN fox MSNBC sign this guy now he is he's got three things that every producer every anchor like you loves he's candid.
All right he's conversational and he's confrontational so for him Atlantic kidney punch like he did what David Gregory and then for Frank Rich who isn't -- by the sea -- anytime soon.
You -- land that right -- later in the week it was a bad week for the host of meet the.
You can add quick he's quick to what you know when he didn't stop there he was interviewed by -- -- -- -- the Washington Post and he went after CNBC's.
And -- and he's saying he called me a beltway establishment media click.
I mean he did not stop the predicted keeps getting -- Greenwald been accused of carrying water for President Obama there was a big piece in the New York Daily News that.
Looked into his you know history his financial affairs tax problems that kind of -- why has he become the story here.
Well I think it's true I think he -- a -- apologist for Obama but you know I can comfortably and I think a lot of people can comfortably defend.
What Greenwald is doing which is acting like a real journalist.
Bifurcated him from Snowden who clearly committed a crime.
And so I wouldn't want to go after Greenwald I wanna go after -- You know exactly what Glenn said to to David Gregory really applies to Jake Tapper and all of these other media types.
It's an entrenched.
System in Washington where you have to ask permission to do things really what they were saying is.
How dare you -- to an unapproved journalists because were approved.
And my producer -- I meant to say Gregory has been accused of.
Carrying water for the Obama ministers not all -- has done is change the subject we're not talking about the leaks and the implications leaks.
These grip on Greenwald also treated this.
Has David Gregory ever publicly wondered if powerful DC officials should be prosecuted for things like illegal spying and lying to congress and it is a valid.
Question -- and it is worth noting again that.
How the conversation is carrying on for a week now on Twitter I mean this is this is now the the battlefield and and meanwhile not -- Clock Gregory on the show but his continuing to win in the twister -- -- We we now know that Edward Snowden.
Took the job would -- Hamilton specifically so that he could collect.
Data that he's going to release I mean he's -- as much does that change this story at all now I don't think it does and I think you know we also see -- just to continue the media fight.
-- with Aaron Ross Sorkin saying and I'd like to have Glenn Greenwald possibly arrested.
I I found that interesting because of a you know what's with the three -- by the way you think committee what you're an assassin or right or you're somebody take yourself too seriously Aaron Ross Sorkin.
At what to say the -- somehow I don't know drove -- to the airport in Hong Kong's would be catch a flight to Moscow or is gonna fly the next plane -- -- -- pollute or Koreans out.
That the bottom line is that Sorkin should be looking at his own newspaper which leaked information about an Iranian it's like her.
Speaking of -- airplane flights the media jumped on that flight time to Havana from Moscow that.
Snowden was supposed to be on and he wasn't there wasn't on the all we're tweeting at ABC news producer tweeting -- -- -- in this day -- Budgets for media dwindling.
How much did that cost him for -- -- -- did you put that one point though at least from my point.
We may think better of Greenwald as a talking head however Snowden -- image as a -- as somebody who clearly has.
Malevolent feelings -- the United States I think continues to grow.
And in the mean.
I'm the president is saying obviously -- not -- scrambling jets yet well this is a change of strategy because Obama figured out that all of the attention on.
Edwards Snowden international man of mystery was kind of backfiring.
It wasn't achieving what he wants -- he's got to salvage.
American relations with Russia and China and all right.
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