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No One Cares about Julian
Assange Anymore – Good.

Breitbart London [UK], by James Delingpole

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/18/2014 11:26:04 AM

Maybe it was Wikileaks, the evil blond rat in South Park, that did it--but suddenly no one seems to care about the fate of Julian Assange. [Snip] Now though, no one seems to have been even slightly moved by Assange´s revelations over the weekend that two years stranded under effective house arrest in the Ecuadorian embassy in London has given him a heart condition and caused his skin to go even more vampire-pale. (Personally, I was more concerned about the fact that the Ecuadorians seem neither to have a sun roof nor a garden.) Nor is there much interest in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bullhead, 8/18/2014 4:53:25 PM     (No. 9970857)

Good Delingpole article about this sanctimonious twit. Thanks for posting.

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