This video from the USA says about itself:
31 May 2016
Eric Holder wanted to throw the book at Edward Snowden while he was in office and it mattered. Now that he’s retired, he’s sounding more sympathetic.
“The former US attorney general Eric Holder has said the National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden performed a “public service” by starting a debate over government surveillance techniques.
“We can certainly argue about the way in which Snowden did what he did, but I think that he actually performed a public service by raising the debate that we engaged in and by the changes that we made,” Holder said, in an hourlong discussion on The Axe Files.
“Now, I would say that doing what he did – and the way he did it – was inappropriate and illegal.”…
“But, as I think you’re quite familiar, the Espionage Act does not permit a public interest defense,” Snowden told a University of Chicago event earlier this month. “You’re not allowed to speak the word ‘whistleblower’ at trial.””
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