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To me Assange looks unaccountable, paranoid, controlling and prone to blame others for his mistakes.
Will Chen Guangcheng case upset US-China relations? Only if
#China decides so. US has no choice but to grant asylum to persecuted dissident.
Some people will go to any lengths to avoid the Olympics.
Wonder what those well-meaning sorts who stood
#Assange bail now think of his latest ploy to evade due process.
The serious downside of the
#Assange situation is having to watch his risible Russia Today show for research purposes
Total bail bond on Julian Assange is £200,000 in cash. The high-profile supporters who posted it may now never see it again.
@ggreenwald Also, let's not forget, what he is fleeing is extradition over sexual allegations in Sweden.
Journalists: Respect accuracy. Julian Assange has not been charged with a crime in any country, except a reported US sealed indictment.
I think we can safely say that Julian Assange's bid to run the world has faltered. A bit.
#Assange's plight seems reminiscent of the scene in Monty Python where the knights think to storm the castle using a giant badger
Horrifying how many on Left do not think allegations of rape and sexual assault should not be properly dealt with, because it is
Seems like Assange's supporters did not expect him to skip bail? Really? Who has this guy not let down?
Doesn't matter if Julian Assange hasn't been formally charged: he should go to Sweden and answer allegations. Ludicrous to argue otherwise
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.
@BriW74 Don't you think Assange is looking a bit peaky?
Fly Me To Cuba! (Or Ecaudaor) Julian Assange hijacks WikiLeaks - my first draft take on the latest on this strage tale http://bit.ly/LzXRTY
I bet Assange is stuffing himself full of flattened guinea pigs. He really is the most massive turd.
Meanwhile, the latest on Assange: he's hiding up a tree. Or in a ditch. Or in an embassy. Quite hard to keep up, actually.
A useful contribution to deficit reduction: £240,000 from Assange tax on credulity & anti-Americanism.
Does anyone think Julian Assange isn't enjoying all this?
Transfer news latest. Assange to Ecuador for £240,000.
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
A niggling question that went unanswered yesterday: has any of us actually seen Assange in that embassy?
@DavidAllenGreen no commercial airline would carry him. Risk of being fined. Good question about diplomatic car tho he is now a fugitive...
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
Julian Assange, Chris Brown and Mike Tyson are party of the same depressing tapestry of hatred towards women http://bit.ly/LjSKZI
I really want all those bloggers/telegraph types who said I was nasty about DSK and Assange to man up and apologise.
Quite a feat to move from Messiah to Monty Python, but good old Julian Assange seems to have managed it. Next Timbuktu?
#Assange @suzanne_moore Hear, hear! And to me too. Knew (and wrote) they were both wrong 'uns from the start...
@Jemima_Khan I'm a reporter with the PA. Would you like to react to Assange breaching his bail conditions?
@alexhern has just pointed out that Assange living in the broom cupboard of the Ecuadorian embassy forever has great sitcom potential.
It is interesting 2 compare US media coverage of Chinese dissident C. Guangcheng when he took refuge in the US embassy & that of
#Assange. @insidestories Guardian would fight/campaign if US tried to extradite Assange for cablegate. Our editor is on record saying same.
I find the Assangeophilesâ complete lack of concern for the Swedish womenâs right to justice, utterly extraordinary.
@bally968 Not just them, though. Philip Knightley, that Greenwald bloke in America and many more. @jacob_99 Don’t you think that many Assange supporters are misogynistic?
When the embassy stunt fails expect Assange, slung over the shoulders of muscular friend, to be swung into St Paul’s shouting “thanctuary!”
I would like to set the record straight. I didn't post bail for Julian Assange. You should know by now that the media can be very inaccurate
Five embassy escape options for Julian Assange. More Johnny English than Jason Bourne. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jun …
Guardian homepage illustrating Julian Assange story with photo of a Ferrero Rocher... Well, I laughed.
It is absolutely not true that Julian Assange got twitter to fall over so that he could sneak out of the Ecuadorean embassy for a latte.
my short piece on Assange: Leaker unplugged. I wonder if he's really in the embassy at all http://www.economist.com/node/21557312
I imagine right now Julian Assange is trying on a Sombrero & saying "Meet Julio Assanchez!" to unimpressed Ecuadorian officials.
My tweet misinterpreted. Obvs I'd like Assange to answer allegations & clear his name but I understand why he's taken such drastic action
Good news for Julian Assange, Quito's new airport to open 12 October!
Guardian makes up with Assange by offering escape route suggestions: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jun …
It takes no courage to reinforce public sentiment against a man who believes that he is running for his life.
Annoyed by journos quoting only half my tweet about Assange & deliberately ignoring other half. Distorts point. The curse of 140 chars
@NickCohen4 a quibble. Assange not an "incontinent leaker," but instead a capricious gatekeeper, an archetype of Freudian info-constipation
To illustrate how full of it the British Anti-Assange League is: David Green deleted the tweet I responded to here: http://is.gd/web8FP
@NickCohen4 The greatest tribute to the virtue of WL is it prompts the scorn of cowardly warmongers like you: "Yay war (when others fight)" @NickCohen4 Lauding yourself as "aggressive" - because you want to send others to die in war - is so incredibly revealing.
Superb Definition of paranoia: supporters of Julian Assange | Nick Cohen http://gu.com/p/38gzd/tw
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, sought political asylum at which embassy in London? Take our weekly quiz http://econ.st/L1Aemc
@MarkAdomanis You know about his history, right? I'd be upset if he weren't a scornful critic
In case you'd forgotten, Julian Assange is still at the Ecuadorian embassy. Wonder if they've been ordering him takeaway every night?
Can anyone point me to persuasive piece on why Sweden would be more likely to extradite
#Assange to US than UK? Genuine inquiry. @GeorgeMonbiot Have you not heard anyone making the case before? You just decided to ask for a "persuasive" case w/o seeing the advocacy?
Getting plenty on why Sweden might want to extradite
#Assange, but nothing persuasive on why UK less likely to.
The Guardian's neocon columnist writes about US law - hilarity ensues: http://is.gd/AhBvVk
OK, having read strongest cases tweeps cld find, not convinced that Sweden more likely to extradite
#Assange than UK.
Prominent American idiots want to frustrate due process regarding serious allegations of rape and sexual assault: http://bit.ly/KA4zXq
Of over 80 prominent people who've signed letter of support for Assange's asylum request, only handful are journalists http://bit.ly/PKso35
Go away Assange lovers and love him upelsewhere. Yes I know who
@MediaLens are which is more than you do.
Being followed by an account called @EMBASSYInteriors. Shame Julian Assange isn't tweeting, he'd probably have a lot to discuss with them
@medialens are telling people to get in touch with me. Check out WHO they are and WHO they support .
@suzanne_moore Who do we 'support'? Do you have any idea actually?
A first - the Guardian's Suzanne Moore has blocked us before we even tried to follow her!
I am not "debating with
@medialens cos they set their hounds on me. If they give me their names and emails I will.
It’s pretty obvious by now that Julian
#assange isn’t in the Ecuadorian embassy, but has been rendered to the US with the help of Israel.
I probably shouldn't laugh, but something called 'Media Lens' is telling people to tick me off for my views on Julian Assange,but be polite
Rather touchingly, I'm now getting tweets from pro-Assange disciples literally headed 'polite tweet'.
@ggreenwald Peter Beaumont, another journalist blocking us even from following his tweets or writing to him. And incivility is not our bag @medialens If he clicks on the link I tweeted, which I know he will, he'll be exposed to that which he blocks @philipcross63 Oh right. So conspiracy theory nonsense. Thanks for letting me know.
@queenchristina_ No, nothing whatever to do with conspiracy theories. Is your view of Assange based on a similarly rigorous investigation?
Scotland Yard paused briefly from taking News International backhanders to call for the arrest of Julian Assange for breaking bail.
Was invited onto Newsnight to discuss Assange. That would have been fun and popular.
Anyway, I called Newsnight back too late to appear on their "Assange package" tonight. Too busy arguing with Edwina.
WHY is he doing this?? He's such a crashing disappointment http://tinyurl.com/6wrn3y2
St Julian is staying in Ecuador and has sent a lady of older years out to issue his missive.
General message: St Julian of
#Assange is being persecuted and zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...
if you care to hear someone making a statement about st julian of
#assange, it is live on sky now
Benn also rehearsed again case of threat Assange believes he faces from US, say credible evidence of sealed indictment
Benn characterised last ten days as "solitary confinement" for Assange
@petersbeaumont "credible evidence" being a one-line email from *Stratfor*?! Jesus wept.
@petersbeaumont: Benn characterised last ten days as "solitary confinement" for Assange < *headbutts desk repeatedly* @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
@jamesrbuk The solitary confinement was December 2010, not 'last ten days' - maybe you could let Peter Beaumont know.
Hey, I just met you/ And Sweden’s crazy/ So could you grant me/ Asylum maybe?
@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.
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?
Doesn't Assange insult the genuinely persecuted, by dressing up in their clothes?
@Scarletstand I remain confused as to how Sweden is more dangerous for him than here, given our pathetically service extradition treaty