Conservative commentator Mark Steyn on Thursday said the indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is “Extremely weak” and blasted the intelligence community on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
“The idea that somehow manages to steal this stuff. That line he used … Manning tells Assange, that's all I've got to give to you. And Assange says 'curious eyes never run dry in my experience.' The idea that a corrupt federal criminal justice system could extradite and construe on the basis of those words ought to disturb every American, "Steyn told Carlson.
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Assange was arrested in London Thursday and charged with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion for allegedly aiding Chelsea Manning in the cracking of a password to a classified US government computer in 201
Steyn also blasted the intelligence community for allowing so many members to be privy to classified information. That's a population of the size of New Zealand, ”Steyn said. "If you give top secretary to four million people you are not that intelligent and intelligence community in the first place." [Tucker: People are mad at Assange instead of Obama] “/> DRAWS FIERCE INTERNATIONAL REACTION
Steyn also asked Americans to take the Assange arrest and charges from another perspective.
extradite to US citizen to Australia for publishing Australian intelligence secrets, "Steyn added.