The LP.org staff posted a new poll on June 14th with the following question: “How should government officials react to revelations made by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden?”
Here is how the results look (as of today):
Abolish the NSA.
1% (46 votes)
Award Edward Snowden the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
1% (44 votes)
Repeal the Patriot Act, NDAA, FISA and every other law that violates Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights.
12% (462 votes)
Consolidate the federal government’s 18 spy agencies into one much smaller agency fully accountable to the American people.
3% (125 votes)
End U.S. foreign interventions in the Middle East and throughout the world to reduce the threat of terrorism.
1% (54 votes)
Cut military spending by at least 60%.
0% (5 votes)
Cut taxes and/or reduce government debt so freed-up money cannot be spent on another dangerous or unconstitutional program.
1% (36 votes)
All of the above – except for awarding Snowden the medal.
17% (647 votes)
All of the above – including awarding Snowden the medal. He’s a patriot and a hero.
45% (1705 votes)
A different combination of the above.
16% (593 votes)
None of the above.
2% (74 votes)
Total votes: 3791