In making the case for a presidential pardon of Edward Snowden, professor Jonathan Turley reveals why a pardon will not be granted.
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In case there is any doubt in anyone's mind, according to the dictionary, Snowden is a traitor and should be dealt with accordingly.
For clarification, the dictionary defines a traitor as one who betrays trust, especially one who commits treason. It defines treason as the betrayal or breach of allegiance or of obedience toward one's sovereign or government.
Granting Snowden a pardon would only encourage others to follow in his footsteps.
He needs to own his actions and be responsible for the consequences.