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Edward Snowden has a pet phoenix (and other interesting Internet memes)

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden may have sounded a little too edgy for reporters during his online Q&A at the Guardian, but the internet is already reveling over his latest statements and his willingness to take on the government.

"Ask yourself: if I were a Chinese spy, why wouldn't I have flown directly into Beijing? I could be living in a palace petting a phoenix by now," Snowden argued when asked if he was spying for China.

In the spirit of today's Q&A we’ve highlighted the top Edward Snowden memes spread that are now spreading online.

1. Game of Snowden (and some Harry Potter)

2: Marked Man


3. Portrait of courage?


4. Lover of ponies


5. He's just following orders


6. A regular Robin Hood


7. Astounding logic


8. Internet folk hero

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