So as long as you go through the proper legal channels of ratting the government out you’re a patriot. Granted you might disappear, or you’ll be seen seconds before your car slams into a tree exploding before anyone gets to hear what you have to say since you went through proper channels to spill your guts!
If you’re sitting on explosive material that could bring a regime down and fear for your own security you run from the country, tell your story to a reporter then you are not patriot!
Well at least this debate on whether Snowden is a patriot or not has been put to a rest by our imperial leader! Now back to work thought criminals!