Quote of the Day: America has no functioning democracy

He’s obviously violated the laws of America, for which he’s responsible, but I think the invasion of human rights and American privacy has gone too far. I think that the secrecy that has been surrounding this invasion of privacy has been excessive, so I think that the bringing of it to the public notice has probably been, in the long term, beneficial.

– Former US President, Jimmy Carter talking about Edward Snowden. As quoted by The Register.