The man behind the NSA surveillance leaks is 29-year-old Edward Snowden. The UK Guardian is predicting he will go down in history as one of the “most consequential whistleblowers” in American history, alongside Daniel Ellsberg and Bradley Manning.
RUSH: The fact is, this is the biggest snooping enterprise against Americans ever. That's the takeaway here. This is the fundamental point... But we have a unique set of circumstances here that accompany Barack Obama in the Oval Office, and those circumstances are like an impenetrable fortress around him.
RUSH: Guess what he's out doing today? He's back on the War on Women. He's revving that back up. It's some 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act or some such thing and he's out there talking about women bringing home the bacon but they don't get the bacon. I've got the sound bites...
RUSH: These are occurrences that, had they happened either individually or collectively, under any other administration, a far different reaction would have taken place to any and all of them.
RUSH: You're not gonna talk people against Obama. Too many factors that stand in the way of that. But you can persuade people that Democrats are a problem. You can persuade people that liberalism isn't good for them. You can persuade people to vote against the Democrat Party. You can persuade people to vote against individual Democrats, or the Democrat Party at large. But there's no point in trying to get people to disavow their support for Obama right now. That isn't gonna happen.
RUSH: I'm in a holding pattern just to wait and see, because, as you know, I do everything I can to avoid the conventional wisdom of the day, to follow the crowd.
RUSH: Why would he tell these people that? Why would he say that to anybody? "We don't want to tax all businesses out of business." Well, the reason is because it is obvious he does want to tax all businesses out of business!