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Obama: Surveillance debaters are patriots, but not Snowden


A vigorous debate on whether we would even be talking about surveillance if it weren't for Edward Snowden's leaks, after President Obama's news conference Friday tried to answer the multiple issues raised by the surveillance. Robert Gibbs, NBC Political Analyst and former Press Secretary for President Obama, Spencer Ackerman, U.S. National Security Editor for The Guardian newspaper, Julian Sanchez, a fellow at the Cato Institute, and  Liza Goitein, Co-Director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, join Ezra Klein, sitting in for Chris Hayes.