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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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.