Source: The New York Times
quote: However, the intelligence community steadfastly stands by their labelling of Mr. Snowden as a criminal "traitor".
quote: Unfortunately a TS clearance means you are being "trusted" to safeguard information that isn't for public consumption.
quote: There was a similar reaction during 9/11 as data was safeguarded too well and the right people weren't seeing all the pieces.
quote: It appears that Mr. Snowden not only was a disgruntled government employee, he decided to take the first step in actions that could make him a whistleblower, or a criminal, according to your perspective.
quote: but not all laws are good.
quote: He continued with the policies of his predecessor.
quote: Need I say more?