President Obama, pardon Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning | Trevor Timm

President Obama, pardon Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning | Trevor Timm
By Trevor Timm

When it comes to civil liberties, Obama has made grievous mistakes. To salvage his reputation, he should exonerate the two greatest whistleblowers of our age

As he wraps up his presidency, it’s time for President Obama to seriously consider pardoning whistleblowers Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden.

Last week, Manning marked her six year anniversary behind bars. She’s now served more time than anyone who has leaked information to a reporter in history – and still has almost three decades to go on her sentence.

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June 1, 2016 at 03:45PM
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