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Response to marble falls (Reply #10)

Mon Jul 5, 2021, 08:32 PM

11. Again, Assange is not a whistleblower

The organization he helped start works with whistleblowers to expose what they find. It is an act of journalism. A type we rarely see these days.

As far as Assanges personal life, we'll never know the details of those encounters, as Sweden finally admitted they got nothin. But this is typical of a Rove investigation. Its the most potent weapon the conservative establishment have against those who threaten them. Sexual sins. Bill Clinton, and Al Franken know all about that. Because any hint of sexual misbehaviour is indefensible.

Maybe he did go too far in the moment. Here, Ill dig it up for you. Anna Ardin, one of the women wrote in her book,


She wrote that she had considered sleeping with him in a bid to annoy her ex-partner but that Assange's celebrity had also been part of the appeal.

The year of his stay, the Australian native drew the ire of the United States government after WikiLeaks released secret cables about the war in Iraq along with a video of the US military killing civilians.

Ardin wrote that she had thought 'scoring with Julian Assange' might 'be a pretty fun thing' but that the his behaviour changed that night.

After they agreed to have sex, Ardin claimed Assange pushed her onto the bed roughly and 'deliberately sabotaged' the condom so he could have sex without one.

She told Swedish media: 'Julian is definitely not a monster. But he crossed my boundaries'.

Ardin wrote that she and Assange attended a party the following night and that she continued to let him stay in her flat.

'The Julian who took part in the [party] is totally different from the one who humiliated and abused me the previous evening,' Ardin wrote, adding that Assange 'is in many ways a fantastic person'.

So because of that you take the leap to discredit everything Wikileaks has done for exposing those who want to remain hidden, like the Church of Scientology, on this Straw Man argument. The human frailties of a man, like Clinton and Franken, do not immediately discount or reverse all other good work they have done. At least for me. I guess there's a line, and he's crossed it for you. Not for me yet. Even the great minister MLK was purported to have had extra marital affairs. Oh my...does that mean we have to rethink the Civil Rights Movement too?

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