People are getting worried. Some go too far.

“Does anyone honestly believe that if they’re upset about the NSA revelations, they can’t also be outraged that an American leaker has fled the country and is in the public protection of the same Russian dictator who is flouting international law by invading the Ukraine? These false choices are poisoning our politics and depriving our nation of serious, adult leadership.”

Gilmore: Revisiting Snowden’s betrayal. There is need to worry. Intelligence agency overreach is just one government infringement of many. Civil disobedience is one thing. Treason is another. A citizenry who can’t tell the difference is in trouble.

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