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Tue Oct 18, 2016, 06:44 PM

Julian Assange is now the alt-right's new best friend

Six years ago, they wanted to string him up by the nuts for his document dumps. Now? They can't get enough of him. Go figure.

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Reply Julian Assange is now the alt-right's new best friend (Original post)
jmowreader Oct 2016 OP
misterhighwasted Oct 2016 #1
Warren DeMontague Oct 2016 #2
imanamerican63 Oct 2016 #3
tonyt53 Oct 2016 #4

Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Tue Oct 18, 2016, 06:47 PM

1. Julian speaks their language.

They moved like sheep to a new pasture.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Tue Oct 18, 2016, 06:52 PM

2. the so-called "alt-right" didn't exist 6 years ago, or to put it another way

all those old-fashioned neo-nazis and other assorted bottom-dwelling shitwits hadn't decided to try and rebrand themselves as something more internet age-friendly.

Also, when your side has been out of power for a while it's easy to cast yourself as "transgressive" and "standing up to the man". Sort of how all those "black helicopter" fed-hatin' militia types magically become support-our-troops patriotic flag-wavers the minute some goober like Dubya gets in the oval office. Rinse, repeat.

Assange is clearly full of shit, a self-promoting asshat if there ever was one. I admit to being sympathetic early on, to the wikileaks notion of radical transparency, but they blew whatever moral cred they had a long time ago.

Now they're just a joke, shilling for Putin and jerking off the Alex Jones crowd for 40% off their book.

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Tue Oct 18, 2016, 06:57 PM

3. Trump's news source!

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Tue Oct 18, 2016, 07:07 PM

4. Six years ago, many that are on here wanted to award them a medal. Go figure.

 

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