Here’s Jay Carney on Hong Kong’s “technical” decision to release Snowden to Russia or wherever:

“We are just not buying that this was a technical decision by a Hong Kong immigration official,” Carney said.

“This was a deliberate choice by the government to release a fugitive despite a valid arrest warrant, and that decision unquestionably has a negative impact on the U.S.-China relationship,” he said.

Pique — that oughta work, Jay. And if it doesn’t, maybe escalate to “snippy.”