CNN Deletes Edward Snowden Spy Tweet

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Would Edward Snowden spy? This morning, CNN deleted a tweet saying he would for Brazil after Glenn Greenwald complained.

The original tweet read, according to Mediaite: “Edward Snowden offers to spy on the US & help Brazil investigate NSA surveillance”

Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who has broken stories about NSA surveillance based on Snowden’s leaked documents, slammed CNN for the tweet, Mediaite noted. Greenwald, who was a columnist for The Guardian and is joining eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s new journalism organization, called the tweet “remarkably reckless and false.”

  CNN deleted the tweet and posted the following:  


  Greenwald responded to the deletion:  

Hat Tip: Ashley Harrell

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