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Ellsberg and Snowden: Not the example Kerry likely intended
Ellsberg and Snowden: Not the example Kerry likely intended

My colleague Robin Abcarian has already taken Secretary of State John Kerry to task for his “man up” challenge to Edward Snowden, telling the fugitive he should return to the United States to face the espionage and other charges leveled against him over the infamous National Security Agency leaks. Abcarian’s right; Kerry sounded more like a frat boy than a diplomat. And his tone felt more like schoolyard taunts -- “A patriot would…” -- than what one expects from a top government official. Another part of Kerry’s comments, though, caught my ear. Kerry cited Daniel Ellsberg as the proper role model for Snowden to follow. “You can go back...

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