Having Dissed Edward Snowden, Should Barack Obama Pardon Bernie Madoff?

Tis the season for presidential pardons, and all throughout the land the peasants are calling for their Caesar to release not Barabbas this time but the other guy. The "other guy" isn't exactly Jesus of course, but he is nonetheless rather well known for staunchly "speaking truth to power". I'll avoid a re-cap of the shenanigans at play, instead summing it all up by pointing out that yes, the "other guy" – Edward Snowden – did most certainly break the law. However, is breaking the law always such a bad thing? As Martin Luther King Jr. put it,

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://fromfilmerstofarmers.com/having-dissed-edward-snowden-should-barack-obama-pardon-bernie-madoff/


And a thanks to the guy who made me aware of Ponzionomics in the first place.