by WASHINGTON’S BLOG | JULY 10, 2014
The newly-published revelations from Edward Snowden show that the NSA and FBI spied on anAmerican citizen running for political office:
The NSA also surveilled a U.S. citizen while he ran for political office:https://t.co/UzFya8ltmjpic.twitter.com/3jZdsYxQRG
The Washington Post’s report last week also shows that the NSA also collected information on President Obama, both as president-elect and as president:
A “minimized U.S. president-elect” begins to appear in the files in early 2009, and references to the current “minimized U.S. president” appear 1,227 times in the following four years.
While the particular NSA reports discussed by the Washington Post don’t specifically mention Obama by name, the Post notes:
[These minimization attempts] border on the absurd, using titles that could apply to only one man.
Of course, the NSA has pretty much admitted to spying on…
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