Snowden, to President Obama: So, how about a pardon?

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 30May2016

Photo: Anthony Moretti, 30May2016

The Guardian examines why whistleblower Edward Snowden says President Obama should pardon him.

“Yes, there are laws on the books that say one thing, but that is perhaps why the pardon power exists – for the exceptions, for the things that may seem unlawful in letters on a page but when we look at them morally, when we look at them ethically, when we look at the results, it seems these were necessary things, these were vital things,” he said.

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