I know my viewpoints on NSA topics are not without dissent.
But it is becoming increasingly irrelevant whether or not what Snowden is revealing is solely due to his handiwork.
And it is becoming increasingly more irrelevant whether or not what Snowden is revealing is true.
The fact is, this whole series of events is moving the Overton Window further and further in the direction of public resignation to the fact that some of these programs are acceptable, if not inevitable.
That's the literal worst.