When former government contractor Edward Snowden began leaking documents about the National Security Agency in June and then fled the US, the US government called him a traitor and charged him with treason under the Espionage Act. B
ut the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund bought ad space on a Washington, D.C. MetroBus thanking Snowden for his actions in revealing the "surveillance state" that they oppose.
The bus began driving around the nation's capital on Monday. Also on Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the director of the NSA, Gen. Keith Alexander, offered to resign over the NSA leaks.
RT's Meghan Lopez has more details on the Snowden bus ad and the hunt of a new NSA leader.