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'Hypocrite' Holder Says Snowden Performed Important 'Public Service'

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'Hypocrite' Holder Says Snowden Performed Important 'Public Service'

(Common Dreams) Though he acknowledged that Edward Snowden did indeed perform a “public service” by starting a national conversation about government surveillance, former Attorney General Eric Holder still insists that the NSA whistleblower should be prosecuted for supposedly “harming American interests.” “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 told David Axelrod in an interview on CNN‘s “The Axe Files,” which was published on Monday. Nonetheless, Holder, who...

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