Hillary on Wikileaks: This isn’t an attack on America, it’s an attack on the international community

posted at 4:17 pm on November 29, 2010 by Allahpundit

It surely wasn’t intended as an attack on the international community — Wikileaks’ statement yesterday afternoon made it abundantly clear who their target was — but this is nifty spin insofar as it tries to redirect international anger away from the U.S. and towards Assange. The One could have said this himself, in fact, at his presser this morning to announce the federal pay freeze, but I’m actually glad that he didn’t. It’s bad enough that the U.S. secretary of state has to start publicly jumping through diplomatic hoops to limit the damage from Wikileaks’ cretinous agenda. Let’s spare the president that indignity at least.

Here’s the only thing I’ll say in Assange’s semi-defense: He’s not holding back leaked material that happens to undermine his political agenda. Read David Frum’s new column today reciting the endless ways in which the Wikileaks docs support longstanding hawkish suspicions about Iran. Quote:

But here’s the ghastliest irony of the leak. If it was Julian Assange’s intention to use information hacked from U.S. computer systems to protect Iran from U.S. military action, he has very likely massively failed at his own purpose.

The leak makes military conflict between Iran and the United States more likely, not less. The leak has changed the political equation in ways that reduce the restraint on U.S. policy.

Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli media are practically high-fiving people over the revelations of Arab leaders urging Obama to bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran. Hillary herself nodded at the fact that the cables show an anti-Iranian international consensus, and Ahmadinejad, while dismissing the documents as “mischief,” wondered aloud whether they might have been deliberately leaked as part of a U.S. plot(!). At Tablet magazine, Lee Smith goes so far as to call them “the Pentagon Papers of the pro-Israel right.” (Arab media, naturally, is suppressing the entire story.) None of which is to suggest that this somehow vindicates the leak, mind you: Assange and Wikileaks evidently calculated that the more documents they published — regardless of content — the more shaken foreign powers would be by the disclosure and the more cynically America would be viewed around the world. As Jake Tapper put it, citing the leaks about Sunni views of Iran and Yemeni efforts to cover up U.S. counterterror efforts: “Now the cooperation will dry up and by definition the US will be more at risk, officials fear.” That’s what Assange wants, even if it means admitting that, yes, the dreaded neocons are right about Khamenei and Ahmadinejad.

One question, though: Didn’t Wikileaks claim yesterday that its overriding purpose in releasing the documents was to reveal U.S. hypocrisy? Evidently we’re guilty of saying one thing in and something else in private and, well, that’s just not cool, darn it. Except that, per the documents, we’re not doing that at all when it comes to Iran: We’re saying exactly the same thing in private as we are in public. Iran is a rogue regime bent on acquiring nuclear weapons and it poses a serious threat to its neighbors (including Europe). That was the Bush line, that’s the Obama line, and now we know it’s the line from pretty much everyone else in the world save for the blessed American left. So there’s no hypocrisy on this issue, which may help explain why today Wikileaks is suddenly shrugging at the documents:

WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson denied that Sunday’s release of papers harms United States security.

“I don’t believe anything in these cables are national security concerns,” he said.

“If we are talking about strained relations or embarrassment, that does not fall into national security concerns,” he said with a shrug.

“Secret” is not the highest level of classification, Hrafnsson pointed out. WikiLeaks has no top-secret documents, he said, adding that more than half are unclassified.

Is he suggesting that they wouldn’t release “top secret” documents if they had any, even ones that demonstrated the cardinal sin of — gasp — U.S. hypocrisy? Because I’m thinking that not only would they release them, Assange would call a presser so that he could read from the documents himself. Why, I wouldn’t be shocked if he even went got a new hair color for the occasion.

Here’s the clip. Hillary’s best line, unfortunately, isn’t featured in it: “I can tell you, in my conversations, at least one of my counterparts said to me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You should see what we say about you.’”


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Hillary 2012!

Ian on November 29, 2010 at 4:20 PM

“And since most of the international community is not white, and Assange is white, it’s racist.”

Akzed on November 29, 2010 at 4:20 PM

“I can tell you, in my conversations, at least one of my counterparts said to me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You should see what we say about you.’”

ohhh SNAP~~!

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 4:21 PM

This isn’t an attack on America, it’s an attack on the international community

Hillary just cut her other two balls off.

Bruno Strozek on November 29, 2010 at 4:22 PM

To hell with the international community. I wish just one our elected (and appointed) officials would put America first. The international community is going to hate us no matter what, so quit bending over for them.

Tommy_G on November 29, 2010 at 4:23 PM

“If we are talking about strained relations or embarrassment, that does not fall into national security concerns,” he said with a shrug.

Clearly a national security expert.

Hey, douchebag? Straining relations with important allies is a national security risk. They share information relating to pending attacks with us. They cooperate with our investigations. They give us information they don’t want their countrymen know they’re giving.

Now they can’t trust us to handle that information. Now they think their statements will be published in the New York Times. Now they don’t trust us.

It’s a major national security threat. You’re just trying to cover your ass for when something bad happens as a result of the leaks.

amerpundit on November 29, 2010 at 4:24 PM

this is nifty spin

indeed

cmsinaz on November 29, 2010 at 4:24 PM

Tommy_G on November 29, 2010 at 4:23 PM

+100

this

cmsinaz on November 29, 2010 at 4:24 PM

And remeber your blog from last yr on: “ron paul spins for iran” which was mind boggling at the time but now in addition to the rest of.his idiotic narrative confirms hes an absolute fool helping liberties worst enemies

jp on November 29, 2010 at 4:26 PM

In a way she is right, it is an attack on the international community because a lot of the people put at risk by these communications are not Americans. And that is something the despicable Assange should think about: He is messing with people who can make him disappear and I am not talking about the big bad USA.

Terrye on November 29, 2010 at 4:27 PM

She said they were going after those responsible for stealing the information but nothing about the dissemination of that information.

fourdeucer on November 29, 2010 at 4:28 PM

I hope that the leaker(s) are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and that this Julian fellow finds himself a long term housing deal in a maximum security federal prison.

dczombie on November 29, 2010 at 4:30 PM

My guess…since we cant post church committee….the saudis have a hit out on assange and then will blame it on the jews or us later on

jp on November 29, 2010 at 4:31 PM

This isn’t an attack on America, it’s an attack on the international community

Especially the Union of Non-Existent Snipers Around Tuzla (UNESAT) local 1984.

BobMbx on November 29, 2010 at 4:33 PM

If the Saudis don’t get Assange, the Russians will, because he’s threatening to release insider information on them as well.

My view is, the world will be a better place.

RebeccaH on November 29, 2010 at 4:33 PM

No, it was an attack on the US. Hopefully, some other countries will take care of this problem.

Blake on November 29, 2010 at 4:34 PM

Hillary 2012!

Ian on November 29, 2010 at 4:20 PM

Your trolling is pathetic.

Machiavelli Hobbes on November 29, 2010 at 4:35 PM

hillary take notes on how you should have responded:

We all applaud the successful thwarting of the Christmas-Tree Bomber and hope our government continues to do all it can to keep us safe. However, the latest round of publications of leaked classified U.S. documents through the shady organization called Wikileaks raises serious questions about the Obama administration’s incompetent handling of this whole fiasco.

First and foremost, what steps were taken to stop Wikileaks director Julian Assange from distributing this highly sensitive classified material especially after he had already published material not once but twice in the previous months? Assange is not a “journalist,” any more than the “editor” of al Qaeda’s new English-language magazine Inspire is a “journalist.” He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands. His past posting of classified documents revealed the identity of more than 100 Afghan sources to the Taliban. Why was he not pursued with the same urgency we pursue al Qaeda and Taliban leaders?

What if any diplomatic pressure was brought to bear on NATO, EU, and other allies to disrupt Wikileaks’ technical infrastructure? Did we use all the cyber tools at our disposal to permanently dismantle Wikileaks? Were individuals working for Wikileaks on these document leaks investigated? Shouldn’t they at least have had their financial assets frozen just as we do to individuals who provide material support for terrorist organizations?

Most importantly, serious questions must also be asked of the U.S. intelligence system. How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information? And how was it possible that he could copy and distribute these files without anyone noticing that security was compromised?

The White House has now issued orders to federal departments and agencies asking them to take immediate steps to ensure that no more leaks like this happen again. It’s of course important that we do all we can to prevent similar massive document leaks in the future. But why did the White House not publish these orders after the first leak back in July? What explains this strange lack of urgency on their part?

We are at war. American soldiers are in Afghanistan fighting to protect our freedoms. They are serious about keeping America safe. It would be great if they could count on their government being equally serious about that vital task.

- Sarah Palin

oh wait a minute you are part of the government not taking the war on terror seriously….never mind carry on

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 4:36 PM

It’s bad enough that the U.S. secretary of state has to start publicly jumping through diplomatic hoops to limit the damage from Wikileaks’ cretinous agenda. Let’s spare the president that indignity at least.

Why? He’s really good at apologizing, and he likes to do it.

BobMbx on November 29, 2010 at 4:37 PM

If the Saudis don’t get Assange, the Russians will, because he’s threatening to release insider information on them as well.

My view is, the world will be a better place.

RebeccaH on November 29, 2010 at 4:33 PM

I kind of had the same thought. Think of the Yemeni politicos who got dragged into this as well. Assange has no permanent address, he could disappear and who would notice?

Terrye on November 29, 2010 at 4:37 PM

“You should see what we say about you”. I can only imagine, yet every last one of our allies would shiite their pants if the U.S. were to suddenly disappear off the world stage and force them to defend themselves.

But have no fear, world, PBHO is one of the only American Presidents in our history that you need not fear in any way; the man wouldn’t so much as deploy a single minesweeper even if Chinese landing craft were making for Taiwanese shores.

Bishop on November 29, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Spreading the attack around, It’s good for America.

Electrongod on November 29, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Obama — Finishes off Hillary, doesn’t it.

tarpon on November 29, 2010 at 4:39 PM

I kind of had the same thought. Think of the Yemeni politicos who got dragged into this as well. Assange has no permanent address, he could disappear and who would notice?

Terrye on November 29, 2010 at 4:37 PM

Is there a death fatwa in Assanges’ future?

BobMbx on November 29, 2010 at 4:39 PM

Hillary 2012!

Ian on November 29, 2010 at 4:20 PM

Are you annincaning anninacan?

katy the mean old lady on November 29, 2010 at 4:41 PM

The whackos n anarcho fringes are claiming this is all a false flag operation to pave war agains iran

jp on November 29, 2010 at 4:42 PM

How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information?

Because he was allowed to carry an electronic recording device into a secured area.

It really is that simple. The US Government doesn’t take it’s own security serious…why should anyone else?

BobMbx on November 29, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Hillary would have been a far better president than Barack Obama and that is damning her with faint praise.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Yes it is against the International community, Hillary. Nice security, good thing that touch our junk now, I feel really safe with Big Sis and Cankles in top positions.

Wade on November 29, 2010 at 4:46 PM

Over at paulnut headquarters…

SilliLeaks

Posted by Lew Rockwell on November 29, 2010 12:12 PM

We are supposed to believe that because some highly paid bureaucrat in a plush US embassy someplace sent a “cable” (email) to his bosses in DC, currying favor by arguing the neocon line on something (let’s kill the Chinese, let’s kill the Russians, let’s kill the Iranians, let’s kill the Syrians, let’s kill the North Koreans, etc. because they’re doing X), that makes it so. Uh uh. It’s just more lying from the State, and no more to be believed than Bill Kristol

jp on November 29, 2010 at 4:48 PM

Hillary would have been a far better president than Barack Obama and that is damning her with faint praise.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Could be a far better leader than BO and still be a huge failure.

Wade on November 29, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Hillary pummeled herself. This is HER attack on the international community.

Ha! is about all I can say about the blow hard Democrats’ campaign propaganda that Democrats know the finest diplomacy and only Democrats could mend foreign relations.

Fred Thompson put these Wikileaks into perspective on his show today.

maverick muse on November 29, 2010 at 4:52 PM

Could be a far better leader than BO and still be a huge failure.

Wade on November 29, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Exactly. She would be an improved version of Carter while Obama is setting world records for incompetence.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 4:53 PM

jp on November 29, 2010 at 4:48 PM

Btw, your take on Hannity?

maverick muse on November 29, 2010 at 4:54 PM

Oh boy,serendipity sobatagey of HilRod,now Hillary has
to have awkward meetings with foreign Heads of State!

Thanks to the Progressive Superior Fire,er,Smart Power!!

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 4:56 PM

Because nobody would be upset about an attack on America, right Hillary?

hawksruleva on November 29, 2010 at 4:56 PM

jp on November 29, 2010 at 4:42 PM

…and what’s your response to McCain’s take, being McCain’s take on Bolton’s take on the Iranian nuclear missile capacity to hit Berlin and everything between from Tehran?

maverick muse on November 29, 2010 at 4:57 PM

I would just like to know how the media would be treating Condoleezza Rice right now????

Oh, we know…………

Rovin on November 29, 2010 at 4:58 PM

“I can tell you, in my conversations, at least one of my counterparts said to me, ‘Don’t worry about it; you should see what we say about you,’ ” Clinton said.

Counterpart: Foreign Minister of Venezuela

BobMbx on November 29, 2010 at 4:58 PM

Here’s the clip. Hillary’s best line, unfortunately, isn’t featured in it: “I can tell you, in my conversations, at least one of my counterparts said to me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You should see what we say about you.’”
===========================================

Nice Narrative Damage Control Attempt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 4:59 PM

I would just like to know how the media would be treating Condoleezza Rice right now????

Oh, we know…………

Rovin on November 29, 2010 at 4:58 PM

They would be…”Determined

BobMbx on November 29, 2010 at 5:00 PM

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 4:36 PM

Good post Unseen, Palin’s words ring true … again. I would have added that we are told these Keystone Cops now running the government, like Hillary, are the “smart ones.” They are unbelievably incompetent. 2012 can’t come soon enough.

Done That on November 29, 2010 at 5:02 PM

I think Assange is all about Assange…nothing more, nothing less.

d1carter on November 29, 2010 at 5:02 PM

Condoleezza Rice right now????

Oh, we know…………

Rovin on November 29, 2010 at 4:58 PM

That’s right, all of the criticism referencing her as the inexperienced Uncle Tom-ette appointment.

She certainly handled the State Department professionally and knowledgeably for the most part.

maverick muse on November 29, 2010 at 5:03 PM

Hannity is a great american

jp on November 29, 2010 at 5:03 PM

oh wait a minute you are part of the government not taking the war on terror seriously….never mind carry on

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 4:36 PM

Remind me, what elected position does Palin hold? Oh, that’s right. She doesn’t. She’s a private citizen. FORMER governor.

Now go play in the sandbox. Be careful that the cat doesn’t cover you up.

Dominion on November 29, 2010 at 5:05 PM

Amazing how the Clinton State Department is nearly as leaky as the Clinton White House.

Oh wait . . .

PJ Emeritus on November 29, 2010 at 5:05 PM

This reminds me of Hillary’s outrage when our intelligence secrets were leaked and printed by the New York Times on our war against terror during President Bush’s administration…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on November 29, 2010 at 5:08 PM

Ya know,

the Liberal Party invested 8 years of trying to tear down President Bush,who by the way,was the head spokesmen for
America,and the Left 24/7/365 didn’t give a RATS *SS about
what they said or did about the reputation of the US of A!

And now,Team Hopey/Changey and Crew has done got caught at
besmirching,b*stardization of world leaders!!

All of the last two years of Team Hope has now been confirm
ed as to what alot of Americans already knew and where susp
icous of,that alot of the foreign meeting mis-steps by Obama
were true!!!

Hopey dissed BB from Israel,the Dalai Lama was sent out the back door with the garbage,HilRods reset snafu,the bust
of Churchill,the CD snafu to the Queen,Michelle Obama hugg
ing the Queen snafu,and on and on……………….

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:11 PM

We are at war. American soldiers are in Afghanistan fighting to protect our freedoms. They are serious about keeping America safe. It would be great if they could count on their government being equally serious about that vital task.

- Sarah Palin

oh wait a minute you are part of the government not taking the war on terror seriously….never mind carry on

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 4:36 PM

Mittens said something very similar earlier this…oh wait!

WisRich on November 29, 2010 at 5:13 PM

If he leaks on the Russians, they won’t just knock him off, they will make it painful and he will take a long time to die.

slickwillie2001 on November 29, 2010 at 5:13 PM

Speaking of Leaking!!
==========================

Obama releases Bush torture memos
*********************************

Insects, sleep deprivation and waterboarding among approved techniques by the Bush administration

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/16/torture-memos-bush-administration

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:17 PM

Exactly. She would be an improved version of Carter while Obama is setting world records for incompetence.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 4:53 PM

You got it. Takes a real crapweasel to make Cankles look good.

Wade on November 29, 2010 at 5:19 PM

This isn’t an attack on America, it’s an attack on the international community

Good. I’m with Tommy_G on November 29, 2010 at 4:23 PM. F*ck the international community. They can jump high, sit hard and twist for all I care. Bunch of US-hating, Jooo-hating, women hating (or apologists for women-hating) cheese-eating surrender monkeys.

smellthecoffee on November 29, 2010 at 5:19 PM

oh wait a minute you are part of the government not taking the war on terror seriously….never mind carry on

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 4:36 PM

unseen: I read Cuda`s post an hour ago,spot on,here is what
some people are thinking,including me,on Leaky*ss,
the snuffing out part!!
============================================================
Sunday, November 28, 2010

Wikileaks Completes Obama’s Transformation Into Jimmy Carter

The Wikileaks folks trot the globe with impunity and funnel documents to the press at will, for the purpose of damaging U.S. relations with other countries, our war efforts, and our intelligence capability. And we do almost nothing about it.

We are the laughingstock of the world, an impotent superpower whose response to those who aid our enemies is to write a letter asking them not to do it. Yes, Harold Koh the State Department’s chief lawyer, sent a demand freakin’ letter to Wikileaks. It went something like this (my paraphrase):

Dear Wikileaks,

Please give us our stuff back because it was really mean of you to take it and give it to all your friends.

Sincerely,

Harold Koh
=======================

Here is the letter which should have been delivered months ago:

Dear Wikileaks,

If you publish any more material we will hunt you down no matter the cost, and you either will be killed while resisting arrest or you will spend the rest of your lives in solitary confinement in a Supermax prison, where the highlight of your day will be 1 hour spent in a cage instead of your cell. Don’t look up, that sound of propellers in the air is not a Predator drone.

Sincerely,

Harold Koh
==============

Want to get a clue how clueless is the White House? Get this paragraph from the White House statement on the leak (emphasis mine):

President Obama supports responsible, accountable, and open government at home and around the world, but this reckless and dangerous action runs counter to that goal. By releasing stolen and classified documents, Wikileaks has put at risk not only the cause of human rights but also the lives and work of these individuals. We condemn in the strongest terms the unauthorized disclosure of classified documents and sensitive national security information.
*********************************************************

http://legalinsurrection.blogspot.com/2010/11/wikileaks-completes-obamas.html

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:25 PM

This reminds me of Hillary’s outrage when our intelligence secrets were leaked and printed by the New York Times on our war against terror during President Bush’s administration…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on November 29, 2010 at 5:08 PM

Seven Percent Solution:Thats another great example SPS,the
Progressive List is neverending to
the power of a 1,000,000 ad nausem!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:30 PM

We are led by dolts, fools, saboteurs and pansies. Several remedies for this come to mind.

SurferDoc on November 29, 2010 at 5:31 PM

Dirty Dirty Laundry(Video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrTMHiAD0ro

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Dominion on November 29, 2010 at 5:05 PM

that’s it? that’s all you got? ROFL…..

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 5:33 PM

I`m starting to think,this has been Engineered by Design!!!

There is a consistent pattern by Team Hope!!

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:34 PM

Hannity is a great american

jp on November 29, 2010 at 5:03 PM

Yes, and Hannity chooses to play nice with Ron Paul, an important political ally within the Tea Party constitutional conservative movement in Congress.

I doubt that Ron Paul is all right or all wrong about jumping into war.

There’s wisdom in considering criticism of one’s own view in order to evaluate where prejudice or even ignorance may overwhelm one’s preferences, and admit to oneself where to leave room for consideration.

Consider Ron Paul’s views as solid from his own strict Libertarian ideals that were George Washington’s and Jefferson’s as well. (I’ve stated previously that his arguments never explain how to get from where America is now to where it ought to be.)

There’s hawkish Goldwater Libertarian-Republican conservatism that was propagandized by LBJ as being a war mongering (AS IF the peace dove campaign LBJ wasn’t the worst warmonger ever). So consider well, it isn’t as if Libertarian-Republicans are unwilling to fight a war. Their main point is to consider well EVERYTHING prior to initiating military intervention, not to jump from the frying pan into the fire. And to hell with playing nice with an enemy that refuses the Geneva Convention. Goldwater wasn’t going to bomb Vietnam to prop up any regime. He’d have bombed out the N.Vietnamese dikes and flooded the communists out of the war, and brought the US Military home.

GWBush certainly sold nation building as a compassionate conservative mission for Americans to spread democracy–as if democracy mob rule is the same thing as the Constitutional Republic that our Founders created.

Neoconservatives are idiotically bent on selling “nation building” as the rationale for never-ending war in Islam being fought at what is disastrously disadvantageous for our troops, according to the so-called Karzai (McChrystal) 12 Rules of Engagement. Our troops, according to Kissinger and the newer generation of neoconservative strategists, will never be withdrawn. Hence, Obama will never make good on that campaign promise of his to pull out of anywhere by any date. Recycling of troops, recycling of agenda, recycling of labels, recycling of major party holding the majority–it should have a familiar ring to it if you’ve done much reading of the early 20th Century British Socialist authors.

maverick muse on November 29, 2010 at 5:34 PM

As if the recent economically-driven trips by Obama to Asia and Europe were not embarrassing enough, now Hillary Clinton is having to apologize to all of our allies about the content of the sensitive material, now being plastered on the web and television sets, and in newspapers around the world.

kingsjester on November 29, 2010 at 5:37 PM

She lies! Further proof: her claim to have been named after Sir Edmund Hillary. Re:the exposure of her dishonest nature – to quote Bill – ‘It tastes good!’.

BHO Jonestown on November 29, 2010 at 5:37 PM

Who funds wikileaks? Glen said it’s the Open Society Institute- George Soros. Is this payback for not being liberal enough? heh

tinkerthinker on November 29, 2010 at 5:40 PM

Obama allowed the leaks to stop hillary from primaring him in 2012. Hillary is made to look like an incompentant but the jokes on Obama because his partiianship is unable to se ehow to relfects on his entire government. Welcome to Carterville Obama

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Remind me, what elected position does Palin hold?

Dominion on November 29, 2010 at 5:05 PM

Dominion:

The Office of,

America First
American Security First
Exposing the Truth
Exposing Obama`s Transparency Spinning
Exposing Obama saying one thing in public and then doing a
full 180 degrees in the shadows
Common Sense
Holding the Obama Administration Accountable

and on and on and on and on and on!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Remind me, what elected position does Palin hold?

Dominion on November 29, 2010 at 5:05 PM

None so why are you obsessed with her?
Remind me, what elected position do you hold?

Wade on November 29, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Who funds wikileaks? Glen said it’s the Open Society Institute- George Soros. Is this payback for not being liberal enough? heh

tinkerthinker on November 29, 2010 at 5:40 PM

If that’s true then who is Soros aiming to have replace Obama? Is he a Republican or a Democrat and do we have any idea who it might be?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Obama allowed the leaks to stop hillary from primaring him in 2012.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 5:41 PM

unseen: So true,I think its safe to say,Obama has surpassed
the Clintons in every department!!

And,the Clintons now have a score to settle,I think
this is the line in da sand,HilRod and Bill,I bet
are livid and pissed with Obama.She is made out to
look like a fool!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Hillary 2012!

Ian on November 29, 2010 at 4:20 PM

You forgot the sarc tag.

tinkerthinker on November 29, 2010 at 5:47 PM

If that’s true then who is Soros aiming to have replace Obama? Is he a Republican or a Democrat and do we have any idea who it might be?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Maybe he doesn’t replace him just whip him back in line. After all obama has two yrs left.

tinkerthinker on November 29, 2010 at 5:50 PM

Muse;

Lol…wahington. adams and jefferson and the rest all supported a much much more ‘neocon’ foreing policy than the bircher paultard proposes. In fact im fairly confident theyd have hapaul hung for treason in their day for the honorless deplorable actions hes made in recent yrs to the aide of scum like iran as example above shows or premptively and honorlessly accussing bush of plotting a gulf of tonkin on house floor in 2007 to pave way for war against innocent free trade wannabe iran

Washington adams jefderson hamilton….all formed alliances in their administrations…sent troops overseas on missions including doing trade in ports at point of a gun. Ron paul and his bircher. Ringe quite simply either lie about basic history and tell lots of half truths.that arent close to the. Real truth

Jefferson greatly.expanded the.usa…wanted to send the military into cuba and canada and take them over….not to mention taking on the indians and starting the trail of tears in tenn. And ga. In the interest of our civil and economic liberties….we didnt get to 50 states be isolationist…dishonest…utopian fools like the.rothbardian anarcho-capitalist like the paulnut.

Btw…goldwater worked with buckley to blackball out the bircher lunatics like paul….specifically ron pauls idol…murray rothbard…which he draws his worldview with.he far left on here.

Rothbard wanted reagan tried on war crimes in the 80s for example

jp on November 29, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Not to mention ‘manifest destiny’ which was rhe early 19th century version of ‘nation building’

jp on November 29, 2010 at 6:05 PM

Hillary will never step down, unless 0bama asks her to, and he doesn’t have the balls to…

OmahaConservative on November 29, 2010 at 6:05 PM

Honestly, does assange think this makes the world more safe or less safe?

What a dangerous, self absorbed, vicious jerk.

WitchDoctor on November 29, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Also…given what goldwater wanted with vietnam and what paul has said about it its truly amazing youd put the two in the same league ….they are absolute polar opposites

Not to mention the paultard is anti-israel loon and goldwater was very very pro israel.

You should read the paulnuts latest long winded pro islam view on ground zero mosque to see just how close the rothbardian loons are to the far left here

jp on November 29, 2010 at 6:10 PM

Hillary 2012!

Ian on November 29, 2010 at 4:20 PM

I see you haven’t lost your touch for snark/sarc.

hillbillyjim on November 29, 2010 at 6:10 PM

Hillary is looking old, tired and haggard.

OmahaConservative on November 29, 2010 at 6:37 PM

“Honey, you being told of my affair was an attack on the relationship community, not just on you.”

leftnomore on November 29, 2010 at 7:19 PM

She looks terrible. It’s time for her to retire.

jawkneemusic on November 29, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Wikileaks: McConnell’s Words, Palin’s Actions
A quick observation – establishment Republican and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recently said job one for the GOP was denying Obama a second term. Rather than engage in their usual back biting and undermining of Palin, the establishment GOP would do well to appreciate how much they seem to have in common with her. I have no idea how all this plays out two years from now, or if it is even a factor. However, unlike a host of establishment Republicans currently trying to calculate their way to the GOP nomination in 2012, Palin remains alone in being the first prominent Republican to take the fight to Obama, time after time.

I can almost see teams of Pawlenty and Romney consultants furiously advising their bosses to jump into the fray, assuming their particular political calculus doesn’t push them toward taking some middle ground on this one. If, as some critics allege, Palin lacks gravitas, surely she more than makes up for it in authenticity. I wonder how much a GOP consultant would be worth if he or she found a way to bottle that? Also, more on Wikileaks via Melissa Clouthier – and a host of good coverage, including audio of Thad McCotter, via Big Peace.

Serious Questions about the Obama Administration’s Incompetence in the Wikileaks Fiasco

We all applaud the successful thwarting of the Christmas-Tree Bomber and hope our government continues to do all it can to keep us safe. However, the latest round of publications of leaked classified U.S. documents through the shady organization called Wikileaks raises serious questions about the Obama administration’s incompetent handling of this whole fiasco.

http://www.riehlworldview.com/carnivorous_conservative/2010/11/wikileaks-mcconnells-words-palins-actions.html

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 7:49 PM

It pains me to say this, but when Secretary of State Clinton says that this is an attack on the international community, she is right. Maybe it was aimed at the USA, but the collateral damage includes an awful lot of diplomatic sausage-makers. And, if we on the Right go digging, we can probably find more ammunition than the Left can find. They’ll trumpet theirs to the rafters, of course, and beyond, and the moonbats will bark to Saturn over it, but in two years there will be a few hundred dead individual allies of America and somewhat more sympathy for both the USA and for the political Right.

Wikileaks has just ensured that there will be fewer nations willing to shelter it.

njcommuter on November 29, 2010 at 7:52 PM

anyone else think 12 monkeys when they see the guy from wikileaks?

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 8:03 PM

Will anybody trust the US with any information again? Will our reps use these leaks to totally rewrite the rules for what constitutes “classified” information in an effort to insulate themselves from leaked information that could be politically damaging to themselves? Would they totally over react and try such a power-grab? Naaaaa, it would never happen!

Dollayo on November 30, 2010 at 4:03 AM