Video: World’s biggest rock star not in the mood for questions about sex charges

posted at 8:15 pm on December 17, 2010 by Allahpundit

Pity the poor sainted man forced to interrupt his important work of “crushing bastards” to field the odd question about sexual assault. Which brings us to your must-read of the evening — the Guardian’s exclusive detailed look at the allegations against Assange as told to Swedish police by his two alleged victims. I’m going to resist the urge to blockquote it because if I do then some people won’t read the story, and full context in this case is important. The basic basics: One woman claims that she was uncomfortable with how quickly things developed and that initially he held her arms and pinned her legs while they were having sex when she went to reach for a condom. Then he let go and agreed to use one, but she thinks he might have torn it deliberately. The other woman claims she was asleep — or maybe “half-asleep” — when she woke up to find him in the act, whereupon she said she hoped he didn’t have HIV but didn’t try to stop him. In both cases, the core objection seems to be the fact that he didn’t use a condom when asked, not the fact that sex took place at all; it’s not clear whether the women tried to end the encounters when the condom issue arose or whether they went along grudgingly. The first woman did allegedly describe the encounter to a friend as “violent,” but she let him stay in her apartment for almost a week after that and apparently had no trouble turning down his advances afterward.

Can you get a conviction out of that fact pattern? We’ll see, but at the very least this undermines the claim that the charges are some sort of dirty trick being played on Assange by the U.S. government. If you were going to set a guy up by falsely accusing him of being a sexual predator, with the evidence based almost entirely on testimony from the victims and their friends, surely the false charges would have been more lurid than this. The thinking would be that if you can’t get a conviction, at least destroy his reputation; these claims are ambiguous enough that that won’t happen. Especially with progressive all-stars sneering on TV about how they’re a load of hooey.

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This is exactly what this turd is enabliing…leftist ‘wet-dream’ victimization incarnate.

Hoist on his own petard. If only he was smart enough to claim he was muslim, this would never be an issue. What a dumbass.

AUINSC on December 17, 2010 at 8:22 PM

Um, did you miss this allah?

http://www.salon.com/news/politics/war_room/2010/12/17/sady_doyle_olbermann_twitter

ninjapirate on December 17, 2010 at 8:23 PM

I’m still getting over the shock that he prefers women.

slickwillie2001 on December 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Breaking:

Assange invited to the Royal Wedding!

/

Seven Percent Solution on December 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM

This is a Vast American Non-RightWing Grand Global
Conspiracy on AssNonWipingLeaky!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Obviously HilRod has had her hand in here somewhere….
I..I…mean,like Truth to Power,buildings just don`t coll
aspse on there own……

and condoms just don`t break either….mmm…mmm.mmm!!
(snark).

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Seven Percent Solution on December 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM

lolol

cmsinaz on December 17, 2010 at 8:27 PM

10 days in Sweden: the full allegations against Julian Assange
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One Night in Bangkok (CHESS) Murray Head

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnqj31VPNoE

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:28 PM

Seven Percent Solution – genius!

MayBee on December 17, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Breaking:

Assange invited to the Royal Wedding!
/

Seven Percent Solution on December 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Seven Percent Solution:)

BREAKING UPDATE…………

To be Knighted……..

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:30 PM

The real question is why this jerk wad’s “victims” didn’t insist that he wear a condom or paper bag over his head head. ✪

TXUS on December 17, 2010 at 8:31 PM

The first woman did allegedly describe the encounter to a friend as “violent,” but she let him stay in her apartment for almost a week after that and apparently had no trouble turning down his advances afterward.

Yes, well, too many women stay with and even go back to abusive men.

amerpundit on December 17, 2010 at 8:32 PM

The two Swedish women behind the charges have been accused by his supporters of making malicious complaints or being “honeytraps” in a wider conspiracy to discredit him.
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OH MY FREAGGIN EYES…………………………….

******************”honeytraps”************************

Dirty Debauchery Dealings Done Dirt Progressively Cheap!!

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:34 PM

Perhaps an over-sexed deviant, and certainly an exploiter of security-guarded documents, but a “rock star”??? Hardly

Rovin on December 17, 2010 at 8:35 PM

The real question is why this jerk wad’s “victims” didn’t insist that he wear a condom or paper bag over his head head. ✪

TXUS on December 17, 2010 at 8:31 PM

TXUS:Paper bag,lol:)

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:35 PM

Assange’s UK lawyer, Mark Stephens, attributed the allegations to “dark forces”, saying: “The honeytrap has been sprung …
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Ugh,let me guess,its the CIA,*Rolls Eyes*!!

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:37 PM

Don`t we, the public, have a right to know about how his WinkyLeaks?

ThePrez on December 17, 2010 at 8:37 PM

If what I read is the basis for the charges,he should get a directed verdict of ‘not guilty’. If this occurred here there would be absolutely NO probable cause to even believe that a crime had been committed and he never would have been arrested.

GoldenEagle4444 on December 17, 2010 at 8:38 PM

I can’t begin to convert into words my contempt for this self-centered, self-righteous piece of Euro-trash.

Send him a Hellfire for Christmas; he’s been a good boy.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:39 PM

Er, Aussie-expat Euro-trash.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:40 PM

Sorry, guys, I don’t like him but this is chickencrap…
Fire Away!

Fortunata on December 17, 2010 at 8:41 PM

To be Knighted……..

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Knighthoods aren’t given to Australians anymore.

Maybe a dunces cap is more appropriate.

Crux Australis on December 17, 2010 at 8:41 PM

Assange left the lunch with Miss W. She told the police she and Assange had visited the place where she worked and had then gone to a cinema where they had moved to the back row. He had kissed her and put his hands inside her clothing, she said.
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So Assange is stuck at the age of 15,and if this account is true,hes some pervert!!

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:42 PM

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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Knighthoods aren’t given to Australians anymore.

Maybe a dunces cap is more appropriate.

Crux Australis on December 17, 2010 at 8:41 PM

Crux Australis:Yes,I think your right!:)

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:44 PM

Send him a Hellfire for Christmas; he’s been a good boy.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:39 PM

hillbillyjim:In the spirit of the sex allegations,ahem,
me thinks a sock,a big one mind-you,should
cover the AGM-114 so it too is protected!
(sarc).

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:47 PM

Breaking (condom):

Swedish woman incensed over broken condom Wikileak.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:47 PM

Eeeeeeeewwwww.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:48 PM

Wikileaks = spooge?

Stay tuned.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:49 PM

If Sarah got ahold of this jackwagon with her hammer, I bet his little wiki would leak. ✪

TXUS on December 17, 2010 at 9:00 PM

At least he is not gay.

SC.Charlie on December 17, 2010 at 9:05 PM

Breaking (condom):

Swedish woman incensed over broken condom Wikileak.

hillbillyjim on December 17, 2010 at 8:47 PM

hillbillyjim:A “WilleyIckLeak”,jus try’n to help:)

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 9:12 PM

At least he is not gay.

SC.Charlie on December 17, 2010 at 9:05 PM

metaphorically he’s flaming

jp on December 17, 2010 at 9:21 PM

Twink.

txag92 on December 17, 2010 at 9:26 PM

After reading Assange’s dating profile at OKCupid.com, it sounds like this whole Wikileaks thing is just a scheme to help him to pick up dirty hippy chicks.

OxyCon on December 17, 2010 at 9:43 PM

Hasn’t anyone besides Beck mentioned his Soros connections?

shmendrick on December 17, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Screwing two female feminist colleagues simultaneously is gonna get him.

Hell hath no bifurcated fury like two Gaia women scorned.

profitsbeard on December 17, 2010 at 10:18 PM

Can you get a conviction out of that fact pattern?

That’s one heck of a fact pattern – he doesn’t like to use condoms. What stopped these women from getting up out of bed? They had morning after regrets and instead of taking responsibility for their own lack of discipline, they are crying sexual assault. Cry me a river, ladies….

CarolynM on December 17, 2010 at 10:23 PM

Knighthoods aren’t given to Australians anymore.

Maybe a dunces cap is more appropriate.

Crux Australis on December 17, 2010 at 8:41 PM

Crux Australis:Yes,I think your right!:)

canopfor on December 17, 2010 at 8:44 PM

DunceHood?

Del Dolemonte on December 17, 2010 at 10:26 PM

Well, at least his stint in jail didn’t mess up his dye job.

lizzie beth on December 17, 2010 at 10:32 PM

Hasn’t anyone besides Beck mentioned his Soros connections?

shmendrick on December 17, 2010 at 9:52 PM

No, because apparently some facts are only spoken of by “conspiracy wierdos,” even if they’re simply facts… and significant.

The blogosphere has largely adopted the MFMs rules on that subject, apparently.

Merovign on December 17, 2010 at 10:45 PM

What this case is basically telling me is, you can’t have sex anymore unless it’s with one woman, in the missionary position, wearing three condoms, and even then, you better not have an orgasm, you dirty dirty man.

Supposedly a girl can just say, yea sure – it was totally consensual, but that was before I knew he was screwing my friend, so now I’m going to press rape charges.

..and a government will actually press charges.

OH WAIT this is only because hes the PR guy for wikileaks. carry on.

triple on December 18, 2010 at 12:36 AM

I’m still having trouble with the fact that they can’t get him on the actual charges that the US has against him.

I know Al Capone was brought down on Tax evasion, but this is so very sorted and seems pretty convenient that these women who apparently remained fans for some time afterwards are doing this now.

This just smells bad.

I like things to be up-front, honest. Arrest him if he has broken a law about the leaks. If he hasn’t… let Sweden handle this another time.

I’m not sure you get justice following this trajectory. I think you get lots of conspiracy theories forever. And I think you risk making him the victim instead of the criminal in the minds of many.

petunia on December 18, 2010 at 1:20 AM

Oh and I have to say, I don’t think our government gets off without some blame.

For years many have complained that everything and anything, that has the potential to be embarrassing, is made “classified” as a way to avoid the public eye.

So it turns out they make everything classified then they give clearance to 2 million people?

That is stupid. And I feel left out. If those people are trusted enough to have access to the information why am I excluded? I’m trustworthy. My government doesn’t want me to have information. And a lot of it is stupid stuff that I think should not be lumped in with important stuff.

I hope this changes the way things are done and secrets that are really important are kept away from 2 million people in the future!

This was a time bomb waiting to happen. This guy was bound to show up sooner or later. If not him someone else.

Our government needs to be better.

petunia on December 18, 2010 at 1:31 AM

I’m still getting over the shock that he prefers women.

slickwillie2001 on December 17, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Yes, my reaction, too.

I read some of Mr. Wiki’s emails to a near-total stranger, who is female, who happened to pass on Mr. Wiki’s fantasy-laden attempts at advancing upon her, and, found those emails downright creepy. Creepy as in ‘scary’.

Mr. Wiki’s not in his right mind, no doubt about it, suffers from a lack of ability to evaluate reality well if at all, nor to contend with it, based upon those emails.

Lourdes on December 18, 2010 at 2:04 AM

“We’ll see, but at the very least this undermines the claim that the charges are some sort of dirty trick being played on Assange by the U.S. government.”

But the Swiss prosecutors had dropped the investigation and decided no crime had occurred. Then, after the revelations of the document dump, they resumed the investigation and pressed charges even though no new revelations or evidence had come up. Thus, the claims the US intervened to reinstate the sex prosecution to hold Assange and facilitate extradition and/or discredit him is certainly arguable.

tommyboy on December 18, 2010 at 6:17 AM

If what I read is the basis for the charges,he should get a directed verdict of ‘not guilty’. If this occurred here there would be absolutely NO probable cause to even believe that a crime had been committed and he never would have been arrested.

GoldenEagle4444 on December 17, 2010 at 8:38 PM

Don’t think that the American feminist wouldn’t love to have the Swedish rape laws applied to the U.S. I think these charges are BS and I would love for these women to be exposed as much as Mangum for the Duke false rape case. False rape accusers should be shamed and prosecuted.

Bill C on December 18, 2010 at 12:21 PM

Video: World’s biggest rock star not in the mood for questions about sex change

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From unick to something never before seen…

RalphyBoy on December 18, 2010 at 4:16 PM

You know what’s Assange’s problem, he thinks he’s an 18th century intellectual and Romantic a la Shelley, and the rest. Look at the crappy quasi-wannabe-Romantic stuff he wrote to that 19 year old in OZ. He couches basic dumb stuff in elevated language and thinks that makes him better than all the rest. Nobody else has a right to privacy except Assange cuz he’s the enlightened one. Assange is Obama in a different dress.

SilentWatcher on December 18, 2010 at 9:23 PM