- Ellsberg, D. (2013, July 8). Snowden made the right call when he fled the U.S. The Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/daniel-ellsberg-nsa-leaker-snowden-made-the-right-call/2013/07/07/0b46d96c-e5b7-11e2-aef3-339619eab080_story.html?utm_source=Opens-MDM-07.08.13-All+others+%28kovno%29&utm_campaign=Free+stream+-+Snowden&utm_medium=email
Ellsberg compares his experience with the Pentagon Papers to Snowden’s. He explains:
I hope Snowden’s revelations will spark a movement to rescue our democracy, but he could not be part of that movement had he stayed here. There is zero chance that he would be allowed out on bail if he returned now and close to no chance that, had he not left the country, he would have been granted bail. Instead, he would be in a prison cell like Bradley Manning, incommunicado.