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A couple of days ago there was an online survey, I think it was the Register, a UK based magazine, that asked folks what they thought of Snowden. There were 5 or 6 options, and of respondents, about 75% chose answers that were supportive of Snowden. There has been a lot of noise about Snowden being a traitor in some US press outlets, but from my personal conversations and observations, I think it is clear that the majority of Americans....and the world public...reject that view. He may not have really considered the personal consequences of what he was doing, but I do think he was trying to do something he thought was right and important. I’d put the lad in the “good guy” category.