Weird poll: Majority say NSA leaker did a “good thing,” but most also want him prosecuted
Earlier today, I told you HERE about the divergence among respective results of several polls on the subject of National Security Agency surveillance as a safeguard against terrorism.
Well, HERE‘s another poll on the matter — and this one has divergence built right into its results:
More than half of Americans approve of a former intelligence contractor’s decision to leak classified details of sprawling government surveillance programs, according to the results of a new TIME poll.
Fifty-four percent of respondents said the leaker, Edward Snowden, 29, did a “good thing” in releasing information about the government programs, which collect phone, email, ...