He leaked classified information. Ergo, according to him, he "should be shot in the balls."
You've made a career in these forums straddling the "fine line". And unsurprisingly, you also have spent a lot of time deciding where that line is. Naturally, you think you're the one with the "white hat". Also, unsurprisingly, given the level of your credibility here, almost n ...[text shortened]... is less safe because of Edward Snowden and he should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
(Suzianne replied to Metal Brain.)
"Regardless of the content of what he leaked ..."
Would Suzianne likewise condemn an American who had attempted to expose the
My Lai Massacre, which the US government and military did their utmost to cover up?
".. he has broken the law and damaged US security."
Would Suzianne also condemn 'whistle-blowers' who break the laws of, say, Russia?
Would Suzianne contend that such people must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of Russian law?
Edward Snowden's now the president of the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
Daniel Ellsburg's another American whom Suzianne presumably would condemn.
"Daniel Ellsburg ... is an American activist and former United States military analyst
who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political
controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret Pentagon
study of the U.S. government decision-making in relation to the Vietnam War, to
The New York Times and other newspapers."
"Ellsberg was awarded the 2018 Olof Palme Prize for his profound humanism and
exceptional moral courage."