Viewed from the point of view of what the Greek people are asking (telling) the Greek government to do, I totally agree with you.
I think it was more the Greek government twisting the meaning of that statement (A "democratic" decision in Greece should force other democratic countries to fund them).
Public campaign donations != privately bribing public officials.
Voters can make decisions based on the former. For the later, voters can make a decision only if the perpetrator is caught.
We may hold different views on money in politics, but let's at least have a reasonable conversation, minus the hyperbole.
I don't think the NSA was spying for economic gain (France was). I do agree that having a government spying for economic gain is very "Anti-American," and I don't know what they'd do with the information. So, it may just be paranoia.