Pataki Demands Twitter Ban ‘Traitor’ Snowden’s Account, Gets Smacked Down by Greenwald


George Pataki became the first presidential candidate today to weigh in on Edward Snowden‘s new Twitter account, and he wants it taken down immediately.

See, Snowden’s new social media presence has revived that really fun and reductive debate about whether he’s a “hero” or “traitor,” and Pataki made it clear what side he’s on:

And in case you’re wondering whether Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey would be receptive to Pataki’s complaint…

…yeah, that’s probably a no.

Pataki got a lot of snark for his tweets, not least of all from Glenn Greenwald:

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