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Edward Snowden makes 'The Wire' joke, sparks Twitter discussion with David Simon

Edward Snowden makes 'The Wire' joke, sparks Twitter discussion with David Simon

When Twitter discussions happen between two celebrities, you just can’t help but watch it go down. A particularly unlikely pair had us glued to our Twitter feeds Sunday, watching a digital exchange unfold between National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and "The Wire" creator David Simon.

The discussion, which touched on surveillance practices, metadata and beyond, was sparked by a tweet by popular national security blogger Marcy Wheeler, who uses the Twitter handle 

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