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Want Edward Snowden pardoned? You're in the minority, say pollsters

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Re: Dr. Mouse Re: @Esme - AC If you only watch Faux News and CNN....

"....I have seen comments on here saying that Snowden intended to leak info when he started the contract. As far as I am concerned, this is irrelevant...." It may be irrelevant to you, but in court it shows intent to commit an illegal act and intent to conceal that act from the authorities, both of which will go a long way to securing a conviction. Moan all you like about the law, Snowjob has provided what amounts to a written confession of his crimes through his dealings with Greenwald and Poitras, and if it goes to court that will all be presented as evidence of his guilt. It's like someone admitting to planning and carrying out the murdering a "not very nice" individual - in court the fact the victim was viewed by yourself as "unpleasant" will not be a defence against the planned act of murder.

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