John Cusack Twitter rant

John Cusack Goes On Twitter Rant Against ‘Meet The Press’ David Gregory

John Cusack (The Raven) is known to be a liberal activist and staunch supporter of the Obama administration. But the outspoken actor was displeased with how David Gregory, host of NBC’s political program Meet the Press, handled one of his guests on Sunday.

Gregory was interviewing Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who first broke the Edward Snowden NSA disclosures, when he asked him, if he shouldn’t be charged with a crime for having “aided and abetted” the former National Security Agency analyst.

Greenwald’s replied that it was:

“Pretty extraordinary that anybody who would call themselves a journalist would publicly muse about whether or not other journalists should be charged with felonies.”

Apparently this attempt at intimidating Greenwald didn’t sit well with John Cusack who took to Twitter on Sunday, making it very clear what he thought of Gregory’s suggestions.

Even though Cusack is an Obama supporter, he has criticized the President when he is not in agreement. His tweets also touch on what he thinks about how the administration is handling whistleblowers.

On Sunday, Ecuador’s foreign minister and WikiLeaks said that Snowden was headed to Ecuador to seek asylum.

During his interview with NBC’s Gregory, Greenwald declined to discuss where Snowden was headed. That refusal seemed to prompt Gregory to ask:

“To the extent that you have aided and abetted Snowden, even in his current movements, why shouldn’t you, Mr. Greenwald, be charged with a crime?”

Cusack also retweeted several tweets to make his point further:

Do you think John Cusack was justified in attacking David Gregory on Twitter?

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