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View Diary: David Brooks channels all of the Beltway down onto Edward Snowden's head (181 comments)

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    Snowden is an American hero.  (And there aren't many of those anymore.  And that includes the people who would kill children if their "superiors" in the government which, in Brooks' words, "bind us all together," told them to.

    Doing what you are told, regardless of what that is, is not being a hero.  

    The people who can say, "no," in the face of overwhelming pressure to do the wrong thing, are the heroes in our world.  

    Mr. Brooks needs to get over the fact that he'll never have the nerve himself, to do that.

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