But while UConn is treating Holt as a whistleblower, it appears her sorority sisters are treating her as a traitor.
Manning is not a whistleblower motivated by either ideology or principle.
That is the case of Edward Snowden, a traitor and spy to some and a whistleblower and hero to others.
The whistleblower, Kathryn Bolkovac, was fired by DynCorp after coming forward to them with her report.
The story also assumes a depth of tragedy with the death of the whistleblower Sean Hoare.
She did take her story to the press, and she has written a book (also called The whistleblower) about her experience.
Drake is another NSA whistleblower, who did exactly what the insiders are claiming Snowden should have done.
Martin Woods, the Wachovia whistleblower and former compliance officer who ended up at the center of that scandal, agreed.
Ernst, on the other hand, thought the NSA whistleblower was “a traitor.”
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden may just be a naive do-gooder in over his head.