Read: he should point out our faults then just let us take whatever revenge we feel like.
Or more likely, hide what he has to say, tell him he'll go to prison for the rest of his life if he tells, and then do absolutely nothing differently.
So, he had the choice, be silenced and live in fear in the US
But there is no way in hell if he'd brought these concerns though "proper channels" a damned thing would changed.
They just got embarrassed when the truth came out. They only really care about the fact that people found out, not what they did.
There is no way he could have achieved a damned thing by doing anything other than release this stuff.
She is a total moron. How do such people ever get such responsible jobs?
The scary thing is there's lots of people willing to be fascists because they think it's OK. The justification is "I can do anything as long as I say I'm doing it to defend my country", even if they're undermining everything worth defending about their country.
The sad thing is, apparently a lot of Americans would agree, and believe security at any cost is an OK thing.