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Old 12-05-2010, 04:13 PM   #9
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Default Re: Why is Julian Assange un-American?

Originally Posted by ricardisimo View Post
Or why didn't all of these same people - Palin, Hawkins, Goldberg, et al. - insist on having the CIA assassinate Robert Novak after he leaked Valerie Plame's identity? That was a clear breach of national security, and by a US citizen, no less. He should have been strung up by his pubes, by most accounts. But Novak was never under the microscope for even a millisecond.

The reason is obvious: since it didn't involve the daily functions of empire, partisan politics trumped "security" in that instance.
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