The following is an argument that, short of killing Snowden, the Capone agents are smearing his character, saying, “…You shouldn’t pay any attention to Ed because his mother wears army boots.”
Here is someone who points out that the real issue is the serious crimes against the American people committed by the Capone organization…I mean the Obama and Bush administrations…instead of whatever we might think of Snowden the messenger.
Napolitano argues here that the NSA, and not Snowden, has committed crimes.
The following is also about who committed a crime. Swann argues that the NSA has committed a crime.
The question we have is whether we want to rely on the Capone organization, …I mean, the Obama people, or Snowden, about who has been committing crimes.