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FROM TREASONABLE TO REASONABLE: The rehabilitation of Wikileaks
Jan 5th, 2017 by Warren Swil

Could Trump’s embrace

of Julian Assange

presage a pardon?

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is the president-elect’s newest bro!

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is the president-elect’s newest bro!

The sudden bromance between Donald Trump and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has heads spinning across the political spectrum.
Since publishing over a million top-secret US government documents in 2010, Assange has been public enemy number one for Democrats and Republicans alike, but especially to right-wing apologists.
Suddenly, on Tuesday, he was feted on Fox News by one of the most conservative media blowhards of all, Sean Hannity. A few hours later Trump weighed in with a supportive tweet.
Assange has become the darling of the right since Wikileaks published emails and documents purloined from Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Can a presidential pardon be far behind? What about Edward Snowden?


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