Snowden, Assange, Manning, Vanunu - the True Heroes of Our Time

Whistle-blowers are still regarded as traitors, but the real traitors are those who were responsible for the acts they exposed.

If the German chancellor was truly a brave stateswoman, she would invite Edward Snowden to seek political asylum in her country and honor him. Her colleague, the French president, should have done likewise. Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande should have thanked Snowden - the ex-CIA employee who revealed the arrogant wiretapping system that the United States has operated in their...