Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Julian Assange Interviewed on Dylan Ratigan Show

An interview with Cenk Uygur:

It's mostly a bunch of whining about how he isn't being treated like a "journalist." See AFP, "US press should fear being targeted: Assange." And he takes issue with the "shock jocks trying to make a name for themselves," like Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin. Business Insider has more: "Julian Assange Thinks Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee Should Be Charged With Incitement to Commit Murder." And CNN, "Assange lashes back at U.S. critics." Assange wraps up by bawling about U.S. treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning, moaning about how "human rights organizations" need to look into this. Manning is Assange's fall guy and whatever he says about him is completely unserious and self-serving. Besides, now we've got international organizations on the case. At Fox News, "U.S. Military Pushes Back After U.N. Agrees to Review WikiLeaks Suspect's Treatment."

And more from Michael Lind, "
Yes, Julian Assange actually is a criminal."

Now that's what I'm talking about!


Barrett Brown said...

It's interesting how often your enemies "moan" and "whine" about things rather than make assertions or state positions. I'm assuming that's how you pick them? You notice that someone "moans" instead of "says" and decide that they're probably just whiny people in general? For some reason, although I've had quite a few enemies in my day, none of them have ever done anything other than state things with which I then take issue by way of argument. It's an odd phenomenon.