'Speaking as an expert in grotesque arrogance, and with full acknowledgement of his accomplishments, I can safely say Snowden’s misplaced sense of his own importance, as evidenced by his interview with the Washington Post’s Barton Gellman, leaves my own ego gasping in the dust.' -- Paul Carr
Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blowhard
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January 6, 2014

Via Pando Daily:

Earlier this week, the New York Times editorial board published a lead article calling for “Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blower” to be offered “a plea bargain or some form of clemency.”

Considering the enormous value of the information he has revealed, and the abuses he has exposed, Mr. Snowden deserves better than a life of permanent exile, fear and flight. He may have committed a crime to do so, but he has done his country a great service.

Snowden’s critics and supporters responded to the proposal pretty much as you’d expect.

Opposing the motion, Slate defense writer (and one-time Iraq war hawk...

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