NSA PRISM Cognitive Dissonance of the Day – WSJ Edition

Courtesy of BuzzFeed’s Tech Editor John Herrman who noted the following of Wall Street Journal editorial team:

I don’t think there’s much more to add…

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Matt Bernius
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Matt Bernius is a design researcher working to create more equitable government systems and experiences. He's currently a Principal User Researcher on Code for America's "GetCalFresh" program, helping people apply for SNAP food benefits in California. Prior to joining CfA, he worked at Measures for Justice and at Effective, a UX agency. Matt has an MA from the University of Chicago.

Comments

  1. JKB says:

    What? Come Monday, NYC is going to need some serious surveillance to find all those bikes. Tip, check out the hood. The Daily Show interviewed a guy from the hood in Brooklyn who complained they didn’t install any racks in his neighborhood.

  2. Grewgills says:

    The bike lobby is an all powerful entity

    I am so glad I wasn’t drinking when she said that. I would have lost a keyboard

  3. Ben Wolf says:

    This is a little like Matt Welch at Reason tearing at his breast over the tyranny of mandatory trash pickup yet remaining silent on the Iraq War.

  4. Barry says:

    What always surprises me about politicians is not that they’re wh*res; it’s that they’re *cheap* who*res.

    In the case of the WSJ, it never surprises me that they’re lying hypocritical hacks; what surprises me is they’re transparent, open and unashamed.

  5. Barry says:

    @Ben Wolf: “This is a little like Matt Welch at Reason tearing at his breast over the tyranny of mandatory trash pickup yet remaining silent on the Iraq War. ”

    Matt Welch opposed Obamacare, while admitting that he gets as much of his healthcare as possible in France (his wife is french).

  6. MarkedMan says:

    I saw that WSJ editorial board member. Can you say delusional psychopath?

  7. Barry says:

    @MarkedMan: I think that you’re not exaggerating.

  8. Gowian says:

    I hope the re-tweets on that hit seven digits.