Why do we care about Edward Snowden's girlfriend?

For all the wrong reasons, it seems

Lindsay Mills
(Image credit: Screen shot, Telegraph.co.uk)

Edward Snowden's personal life should be investigated for a number of reasons. While he claims to have leaked classified information about the NSA because he couldn't "in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties," it's still the responsibility of journalists to look for any personal connections that would signal ulterior motives.

That makes Snowden's girlfriend, who he lived with in Hawaii, fair game for some scrutiny. But what sort of important details did the media discover after the bastion of journalistic integrity Inside Edition named her as 28-year-old Lindsay Mills?

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