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Assange ordered back to Sweden

TweetA British judge ruled today that Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault allegations. The Wikileaks founder’s lawyers said they would appeal the ruling. Judge Howard Riddle dismissed Assange’s arguments, which sound a lot like media hype, including that Assange would then be extradited to the U.S. where he might be [...]
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Julian Assange says “Sweden is the Saudi Arabia of feminism” and he is a victim of “revolutionary feminism”

TweetOh good. Julian Assange keeps talking. In a recent interview, he said he was bewildered by the sexual assault allegations against him. He sees himself a victim of radicalism: “Sweden is the Saudi Arabia of feminism,” he said. “I fell into a hornets’ nest of revolutionary feminism.” Honey, I wish Sweden was a nest of [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Another singer, R&B and soul vocalist Teena Marie, died yesterday. A federal investigation continues in Kansas City on whether or not Dr. George Tiller’s assassination was part of a larger conspiracy. Amanda Marcotte and Moe Tkacik discuss the rape allegations against Julian Assange on Bloggingheads. Also, Assange has made a $1.3 million book deal, [...]
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Michael Moore and Rachel Maddow discuss sexual assault, Julian Assange and Wikileaks

Tweet Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy In a special episode of The Rachel Maddow Show filmed at the 92Y in NYC, Rachel Maddow sat down with Michael Moore to discuss his rationale for posting bail for Julian Assange. In response to the rape accusations against Assange, Moore does [...]
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Keith Olbermann responds to #MooreandMe Twitter protest in the worst possible way

TweetIf you’ve been on Twitter in the last week, it’s probably been hard to miss the Twitter protest against Michael Moore for dismissing and mischaracterizing the rape accusations against Julian Assange—first in a post announcing he was posting bail for Assange and then on Keith Olbermann’s show. Launched by Sady Doyle and Jaclyn Friedman last [...]
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