Whatever you think of Snowden
by Chris Zappone
A sort of all-round statement on Snowden’s impact, nicely summed up by the Los Angeles Times:
Whatever one thinks of Snowden, his disclosures brought into the open a dramatic expansion of government power that had never been discussed openly by the people’s representatives. As a result of his disclosures, liberal Democrats in Congress joined libertarian Republicans in pushing back against an overweening national security establishment.