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@Scarletstand I remain confused as to how Sweden is more dangerous for him than here, given our pathetically service extradition treaty
Doesn't Assange insult the genuinely persecuted, by dressing up in their clothes?
If, as seems, no link btwn Swedish case & US, lots of people trying to prevent a man being qu'd over rape. Great liberal cause?
#Assange @medialens I just watched it – knowing the case you're right as to what she was talking about. But think Peter's error was an honest one. @ChrChristensen @alexhern Nope – she's a supporter. Think some people just assumed she was a lawyer (I didn't watch statement).
Good stuff from
@alexhern on today's Assange statement, and the reasoning behind the asylum bid: http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/politics … @jamesrbuk just what she said. leave comment to you. i'm on my way to un in geneva as part of high paid role as liberal elite propagandist
@petersbeaumont: Benn characterised last ten days as "solitary confinement" for Assange < *headbutts desk repeatedly* @petersbeaumont "credible evidence" being a one-line email from *Stratfor*?! Jesus wept.
Benn characterised last ten days as "solitary confinement" for Assange
Benn also rehearsed again case of threat Assange believes he faces from US, say credible evidence of sealed indictment
if you care to hear someone making a statement about st julian of
#assange, it is live on sky now
Surely the ethically consistent position on
#Assange is to oppose his extradition to the US, but not to Sweden. #Wikileaks
@ggreenwald, after days of ad hominem attacks on any who disagree with him, thinks Brit media "bizarrely personal" #potkettle?
I am not "debating with
@medialens cos they set their hounds on me. If they give me their names and emails I will. @medialens yes and good bye.
@medialens are telling people to get in touch with me. Check out WHO they are and WHO they support .
Go away Assange lovers and love him upelsewhere. Yes I know who
@MediaLens are which is more than you do.
OK, having read strongest cases tweeps cld find, not convinced that Sweden more likely to extradite
#Assange than UK.
Getting plenty on why Sweden might want to extradite
#Assange, but nothing persuasive on why UK less likely to.
Can anyone point me to persuasive piece on why Sweden would be more likely to extradite
#Assange to US than UK? Genuine inquiry.
Superb Definition of paranoia: supporters of Julian Assange | Nick Cohen http://gu.com/p/38gzd/tw
Bravura piece by
@NickCohen4 on #Assange and his paranoid supporters http://gu.com/p/38gzd/tw #wikileaks
Astute and wise
@NickCohen4 column on Assange, WikiLeaks and self-destructive paramoia: http://bit.ly/LJx5Zm @ggreenwald @saliltripathi That's aggressive, not paranoid
Julian Assange and the paranoid style in progressive politics. My Observer column Nick Cohen http://gu.com/p/38gzd/tw via
Excellent nuanced piece by
@sunny_hundal cutting through all the bullshit about Assange http://liberalconspiracy.org/2012/06/21/jul …
Five embassy escape options for Julian Assange. More Johnny English than Jason Bourne. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jun …
@insidestories Guardian would fight/campaign if US tried to extradite Assange for cablegate. Our editor is on record saying same. @DeborahJaneOrr @VictoriaPeckham I never met him. Did you?
I really want all those bloggers/telegraph types who said I was nasty about DSK and Assange to man up and apologise.
Would feel more sympathy for assange sups if they recognised that it's just poss 2 women claim assange assaulted them have human rights too
@DavidAllenGreen no commercial airline would carry him. Risk of being fined. Good question about diplomatic car tho he is now a fugitive...
A niggling question that went unanswered yesterday: has any of us actually seen Assange in that embassy?
Even if Ecuador does grant assange asylum don't see how he gets there. His future is either in the embassy or arrest for fleeing bail
Does anyone think Julian Assange isn't enjoying all this?
Some irony in
#Assange seeking asylum in country with second worst free speech record in Latin America (acc to HRW) http://bit.ly/LdiDwf
I bet Assange is stuffing himself full of flattened guinea pigs. He really is the most massive turd.
Seems Assange didn't warn people who put up his bail he was going to breach: https://twitter.com/Jemima_Khan/st … – crappy way to repay a good deed.
Seems like Assange's supporters did not expect him to skip bail? Really? Who has this guy not let down?
#Assange's plight seems reminiscent of the scene in Monty Python where the knights think to storm the castle using a giant badger
I think we can safely say that Julian Assange's bid to run the world has faltered. A bit.
So I emerge from Kiev fanzone to discover that Julian
#Assange has sought asylum at Ecuador embassy. Why not Russia? #wikileaks @ggreenwald Also, let's not forget, what he is fleeing is extradition over sexual allegations in Sweden.
Total bail bond on Julian Assange is £200,000 in cash. The high-profile supporters who posted it may now never see it again.
The serious downside of the
#Assange situation is having to watch his risible Russia Today show for research purposes @jeremyduns @cllr_mikeharris @mePadraigReidy It's just amazing Jeremy, he collaborates with the last dictatorship in Europe and is a hero
I like to think that
#Assange chose the Ecuadorean embassy because it's so convenient for Harrods http://bit.ly/LcMsNd
Exile in the Galapagos Islands? RT
@jeffjarvis: Oy RT @arusbridger: #assange reported inside Ecuadorian Embassy in London seeking asylum....
To me Assange looks unaccountable, paranoid, controlling and prone to blame others for his mistakes.
Why does Assange still have so much uncritical support? Seems to me he's acting like a tinpot dictator.