Edward Snowden is a heroic whistle-blower who exposed wrongdoing by U.S. government spy agencies and deserves clemency — or even a full pardon from President Barack Obama.

That’s the argument in a pair of editorials published on Thursday by the New York Times and Britain's the Guardian newspaper, pressing Obama to drop his insistence that the former National Security Agency contractor end his exile in Russia and come home to face trial.

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