"First they came for Julian Assange, and I did not speak out Because I was busy getting high and downloading pirated pornography Then they came for Edward Snowden, and I did not speak out Because I was binging The Office on Netflix for the sixth time
The social compact is broken, and has been for a long time, the State is just more blatant about it today.
The only thing that will prevent such tyranny and injustice is mutually assured destruction, or in other words punishment. Tit for tat. Eye for an Eve. Red instigates Blue.
But let's be real, this will never happen. Repubs are pussies, and they hate you and I.
As with the incarceration of Assange, a demonstration of state power without reference to justice or morality - designed to humiliate and demoralize the public.