We are witnessing a compression of the time frame in which unconstitutional activities can continue before they are exposed by acts of conscience.
Article by Edward Snowden. Whistleblowing is an important component to maintain democracy, which is why Obama stated such a fact during his campaign to get elected. It’s a shame that he completely reversed course the moment he got elected. It’s important that, we the people never forget the importance that whistleblowing has for keeping our leaders in check.