Poll: Generational divide over Snowden’s actions

Posted at 3:23 PM, Jun 13, 2013
By Paul Steinhauser

CNN Political Editor

WASHINGTON (CNN) — More than half of Americans think the man who leaked sensitive information about the massive and secret government surveillance program did the right thing. But the new national poll suggests an almost equal amount say the former intelligence contractor should be prosecuted.

And the Time survey indicates a wide generational divide, with younger people showing much more support for the actions of Edward Snowden.