The Snowden case picked up last month around the “outrageous” scandal of NSA’s wiretapping of friends and allies. As Nancy Becar of AP points out, there’s not a sacred ground to the intelligence business. Not even between best friends, as Niccolo Machiavelli made it clear many centuries ago.
True, moral outrage and public hypocrisy is a basic duty for any politician’s career too. That’s all.