Snowden’s real crime: Humiliating the state

FROM —  Here's the reason the NSA leaker will never be forgiven or forgotten: He stood up to power and embarrassed it.  By Falguni A. Sheth As Edward Snowden’s name is bandied about — with a debate emerging over whether he is a hero or a criminal, whistle-blower or traitor — the words of philosopher Walter Benjamin, who wrote about the relationship between law and violence, come to mind. In his 1921 [...]