Edward Snowden on Twitter commented,
Imagine if the government went after corruption as hard as it goes after guys who run filesharing sites. Priorities.
What did Edward Snowden mean?
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Read: "go after" as prosecute.
phrasal verb of go
- pursue or hunt down (someone).
Read: "Imagine if" as hypothetical. Snowden is inviting us to envision a world where prosecuting corruption was considered as important as prosecuting filesharing.