Is Snowden a Whistleblower?

Here’s a selected cross-section of op-eds and editorials:

Photo by  Laura Poitras / Praxis Films

Photo by Laura Poitras / Praxis Films

YES

Edward Snowden Is A Whistleblower
The American Civil Liberties Union
Opinion – August 1, 2013

Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blower
The New York Times
Editorial – January 1, 2014

Why Edward Snowden Should Get Clemency
USA Today
Opinion -January 2, 2014

Clemency For Edward Snowden Would Not Set A Dangerous Precedent
The Atlantic
Opinion – January 2, 2014

Why One Expert Says Edward Snowden Deserves Clemency
National Public Radio Opinion
January 8, 2014

NO

The Snowden Clemency Campaign
The Wall Street Journal
Editorial – November 6, 2013

No Clemency For Snowden
U.S. News & World Report
Opinion – January 2, 2014

Why Snowden Won’t (And Shouldn’t) Get Clemency
Slate – Opinion – January 3, 2014

Snowden Clemency Talks Absurd
New York Post
Editorial – January 3, 2014

Edward Snowden ‘Did The Crime, He Should Do The Time’  
National Public Radio — Opinion January 9, 2014

MIXED

Make A Deal With Snowden
The Washington Post
Opinion – January 6, 2014

Snowden, In Shades of Grey
LA Times
Opinion – January 8, 2014

About TWegner

Ted Wegner is a former member of the Washington Office government relations team.

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