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Shanghai Festival: Oliver Stone Calls Whistleblower Edward Snowden a Hero
Hollywood Reporter ^ | 4:41 AM PDT 6/17/2013 | Richard Trombly

Posted on 06/18/2013 11:07:31 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Director Oliver Stone brought thunderous applause to a crowd of more than 500 festivalgoers at the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival in China on Monday when he praised whistleblower Edward Snowden as a “hero.”

In response to a passionately worded indictment from an audience member accusing the U.S. National Security Agency of “eavesdropping on the world,” the celebrated—and provocative—director said, simply: “Snowden is a hero,” before launching into a brief discussion of the revelations about the U.S. spy programs and their aftermath. …

(Excerpt) Read more at hollywoodreporter.com ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: hero; oliverstone; snowden; whistleblowers

1 posted on 06/18/2013 11:07:31 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Praise from one traitor to another.


2 posted on 06/18/2013 11:08:15 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Cincinatus

Yea! Of Stone said water was wet he’d be wrong too!


3 posted on 06/18/2013 11:20:31 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Olog-hai

Oliver Stone, and all of Hollywood, is a many-levels sewer of deception. Dangerous to the mind to start liking anyone or anything about Hollywood.

The operative point is that the NSA is a domestic spy agency.


4 posted on 06/18/2013 11:38:48 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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