Sunday, February 06, 2011

Julian Assange can do no wrong

Perhaps the dumbest line of the century from Julian Assange's stepfather:
He's been nominated for a Nobel Prize so how could he be a criminal?
It takes only two words to discredit that particular line of reasoning: Yasser Arafat.


Anonymous Chistery said...

The answer to that question is "We don't yet know. We have to wait until he wins."

7:49 PM  
Anonymous Dan Lewis said...

Well, I had exactly the same thought and posted it on Tim Blair before reading it here.

It seems plenty of others thought it as well, echoing 'my' comment.

Ah the joys of moderated blogs...

6:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

People tend to forget that Adolf Hitler was also nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize...

7:53 AM  
Blogger Anne-Kit said...

Two more words: Al Gore.

10:14 AM  
Blogger Joe said...

Hitler was nominated for the Nobel prize in 1939 as well.

8:10 PM  

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