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Evo Morales

Snowden fallout for U.S. has been massive

Edward Snowden has wrought more damage on the United States than any private individual in recent memory.

It's not just the theft and publication of classified material. That was bad enough because those disclosures make the U.S. look hypocritical and deceitful. The revelations are infuriating America's allies and rivals alike. But the 30-year-old's fervid attempts to find asylum are also setting off escalating rounds of anger and recrimination -- all of that aimed at Washington, too.

Just one example: When Bolivian President Evo Morales left an energy conference in Moscow, Spain charged that he was smuggling Snowden out of the country to give him asylum. Austrian...

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