NeoCortex42: If he had stopped at "The NSA is spying on US citizens", I could certainly see the argument of him doing it for his country. Once he started releasing specifics on spying on foreign nations, fark him.
XveryYpettyZ: I have no problem with Snowden spending the rest of his life looking over his shoulder.But I also think he is to some degree a hero.The rub with being a martyr is the martyrdom bit. It shouldn't be costless to betray the secrets of your country. The only way to ensure that people are doing it for good reasons is to make sure they're ground up by the machinery afterward.
Shadowknight: That said, I know what the guy did was technically wrong. Yes, he betrayed an oath to his country. But I have a hard time being mad at him, because he did it for what he (presumably) thought was a good cause. He (presumably) believed his country committed a grave wrong, and revealed it to the world.
HailRobonia: Obviously UFOs do exist, and they killed JFK.
Shadowknight: But long term, we may be better off because we get more transparency in our government.
SirEattonHogg: Well, Snowden is a hero to most Farkers.And who wouldn't want a bunch of cheetos stained sociopath basement dwellers as their number one fans?
alaric3: Russian girls.
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