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The inside story of how Julian
Assange alienated his allies

New Statesman, by Jemima Khan

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Posted By:drive, 2/6/2013 2:26:01 PM

I passed through Los Angeles recently on my way to the Sundance Film Festival. I don’t know the place well, but it always feels to me as if it is in limbo and has never grown into a proper city: a municipal playground, populated by restless kidults. Here, people dine at seven and sleep by nine, ferried around in cars, sipping sodas, suspended in a make-believe world, poised in that fake calm between a toddler’s fall and ensuing screams. Its transient, unevolved quality may have something to do with it being a temporary home

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: crimea river, 2/6/2013 3:01:26 PM     (No. 9162189)

I got nothing out of this article except that Jemima Khan likes to write lengthy articles about her own feelings.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: RightShoe, 2/6/2013 3:36:46 PM     (No. 9162262)

Lol! #1

I kept hoping in vain to find something useful as I read. I finally gave up.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: vesicant, 2/6/2013 4:23:05 PM     (No. 9162340)

LA is a lot more real than this idiot child of privilege. I wonder how it feels to be so high-caste that LA is flyover country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 2/6/2013 5:48:36 PM     (No. 9162461)

All good replies, above. Jemima (really?) at least made me a bit more appreciative of the superfluous fluff found in Vanity Fair articles.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 2/6/2013 6:19:31 PM     (No. 9162493)

Aside from the criticisms of the writers style, I wish there were more exposés of what is going on in the government. The corrupt politicians should be exposed, and answers given to the American people. Too many things involving the political class have been hushed up, I.e. Reid, Menendez, Pelosi, Obama, Clinton, I could go on and on. Without a free and unbiased press the American people will become sheeple.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 2/6/2013 7:29:51 PM     (No. 9162583)

How many people are dead because of Julian Assange?
I hope he lives in solitary confinement with no outside contact for the rest of his worthless pathetic life.

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