Friday night’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher got heated when Iran and Afghanistan Veterans of America’s Paul Rieckhoff squared off against investigative journalist and author Glenn Greenwald over leaks made by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
Rieckhoff raised the question, “If Snowden did release these documents and it did, we find out, perform a service, he’s still hiding out in Russia. It would be a different story if he came back and made his case and faced the music.”
“That is total bullshit,” said Greenwald. “Let me explain to you, why would Edward Snowden want to come back to the United States, a country that has a systematic attack — ?”