Originally Posted by bagelred
But seriously, it is mindblowing someone who should be labeled a hero, is considered a traitor.
When Cheney leaked Valarie Plames identity, that was just as much an act of espionage as the Snowden leak. It is public knowledge that Cheney is guilty of espionage, but he will never be charged for it (or war crimes, or any of the other shit he got away with).
The most mind boggling irony in the universe occured when Cheney called Snowden a traitor the other day. The reality is that Cheney and his merry band of neocons are probably the biggest traitors our country has ever witnessed.