posted on Mar, 21 2008 @ 06:19 PM
Passport information breached? So what? Yes, I know....this is an invasion of one's individual privacy and that is, indeed, important. To that
end, I am certainly in favor of a thorough investigation. In the meantime, however, I have to ask 'so what if passport information was
What information can be found in a record of one's passport? : Full name, birth date, parents' names, maiden names, birth-places and a thorough
record of one's travel itineraries. So what? Like this information isn't already known by the media or other sources? Like we don't already know
Hillary Clinton's background? McCain's?
OK, there is still a bit of interest surrounding Barrack Obama and his background, his travel history. Still, the information that can be gleaned
from the passport record pales in comparison to a yearly income tax report and, to be frank, most public figures serving at the level that the
presidential candidates are at already make their financial records available (for the most part).
In my opinion, aside from the issue of 'invasion of privacy' there really isn't much to this story. Could this be just a bit of 'blue smoke and
mirrors'? Yet another distraction from the real issues?