By rights, I should be quite sympathetic to Julian Assange, the fugitive currently holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy. As the man behind Wikileaks, he’s shone a light into some of the murkiest areas of the military-industrial complex, exposing corruption and wrongdoing at the highest level. Most journalists regard him as a champion of free speech and he’s received numerous prizes for his fearless pursuit of the truth.
Yet it’s becoming increasingly clear that the man isn’t equal to the cause he represents. (To read more, click here.)