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Bradley Manning could have gotten 90 years in prison, but a judge sentenced him to 35 after his defense attorneys asked for leniency in sentencing. The army private was convicted of leaking tens of thousands of sensitive documents to Wikileaks. Here’s my take on Manning: he knew what he did was illegal, and he took the risk. You can’t be a hero without risk, he knew that, and he also has an ethical duty and contract he entered into. Regardless of how you feel about whistleblowers, he knew the law, he broke it, and he got a lot less time than he could have. So keep your shirts on.