Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/19/14
When Edward Snowden leaked classified information on NSA snooping, many people were angry. Some were angry at the NSA, some were angry at Snowden, some were angry at those who were angry, and at least one person is now angry at Russia. Angry enough to boycott the Olympics. Lindsey Graham (R, S.C.) is calling for the U.S. to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, due to concerns over Russia’s role in aiding Snowden. No, seriously, here are some quotes, via NBC. “I love the Olympics, but I hate what the Russian government is doing throughout the world,” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told NBC News on Tuesday. “If they give asylum to a person who I believe has committed treason against the United States, that’s taking it to a new level.” That’s egregious enough, but this next one takes the cake. “If you could go back in time, would you have allowed Adolf Hitler to host the Olympics in Germany? To have the propaganda coup of inviting the world into Nazi Germany and putting on a false front?” Graham said of the Games. Absolutely I would’ve allowed Germany to host the Olympics. And I would’ve reveled in every moment of [...]
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