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Ruth Marcus Nails Snowden

"Insufferable," is Ruth Marcus's verdict on Edward Snowden. Indeed. And a few other nasty adjectives. One of the worst memes of the year was that this man was some kind of hero. He was not. If he was so concerned about the Constitution, he would not be releasing classified information about activities that are perfectly constitutional, such as spying on foreigners. Snowden wants attention, not constitutional clarification. He is a nemesis of the highest order. 

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