As with Edward Snowden, Assange has his own well documented Kremlin footprint.
For documentation purposes, a majority of the article will remain here.
Assange’s dissemination of others’ secrets has nothing to do with democracy and transparency, and everything to do with the sordid underworld of international espionage.
“I do hope you get free one day and wish you the best.” That was Sean Hannity speaking to Julian Assange, an enemy of the United States whose organization, WikiLeaks, is fronting for the Russian intelligence services.
Hannity, of course, is not only an ignoramus but a hypocrite whose views shifted when WikiLeaks broke into the Democratic National Committee and Hannity’s idol, Donald Trump, applauded the attack on the Democrats. But Hannity is not alone. Various people and groups, from misinformed college kids to far-right and far-left conspiracy theorists, see Assange as some kind of freedom fighter.