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(7,178 posts)
Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:24 AM Nov 2017

Wikileaks spoke at Green Party convention Aug 6, 2016. Jill Stein called him a Hero.

Washington (CNN)Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein hailed Julian Assange as a hero Saturday, saying the WikiLeaks founder's disclosure of Democratic National Committee emails exposed the American electorate to important information.

Stein's comments to CNN were made shortly before she was named the progressive party's official 2016 presidential nominee, with human rights activist Ajamu Baraka tapped as her running mate.
"Any time that we have efforts to bring information to the American people, to the world, is something worth supporting," Baraka said in a separate interview with CNN.
Last month, WikiLeaks released nearly 20,000 emails that appeared to show the committee favoring presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton over progressive challenger Bernie Sanders -- an admired figure among many Green Party supporters -- during the primary season. The disclosure led to the resignation of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the ouster of several top DNC officials.

The suspicion that Russia could have been behind the hacking has raised concerns of a foreign state or actor meddling in the US presidential election. But both Stein and Baraka dismissed those anxieties.
"This is routine," said Stein, who added that there was "no question" Assange is a hero. "This is what state departments do to one another."


Did Wikileaks communicate also with Jill Stein?
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Wikileaks spoke at Green Party convention Aug 6, 2016. Jill Stein called him a Hero. (Original Post) Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 OP
Did Wikileaks communicate also with Jill Stein? Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #1
Stein greeny2323 Nov 2017 #2
I remember an event where people were asking questions to Assange and begging him to release Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #3
Well, she did attend Ineeda Nov 2017 #4
So there must be all kinds of communications for all involved. Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #5
Not surprised... Docreed2003 Nov 2017 #6
She was paid to stay in the race... kentuck Nov 2017 #7
I totally forgot about Jill's hero-worshiping of Julian. rogue emissary Nov 2017 #8
All these people are lucky that we forget all their assholery since there's so much there. Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #12
Post removed Post removed Nov 2017 #9
Bye... LexVegas Nov 2017 #10
Stein is a typical asshole of privilege ismnotwasm Nov 2017 #11


(7,178 posts)
3. I remember an event where people were asking questions to Assange and begging him to release
Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:28 AM
Nov 2017

in time before elections. He ket telling them yes, yes I will release.


(3,626 posts)
4. Well, she did attend
Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:34 AM
Nov 2017

The same dinner in Moscow as Flynn, and was seated at Putin's table. Clearly a beneficiary of Russian support.


(16,854 posts)
6. Not surprised...
Tue Nov 14, 2017, 10:54 AM
Nov 2017

Stein is a loathsome, Russia loving, opportunist! I was and continue to be shocked that ANY Bernie primary supporter could have supported her, and here’s why: she shamelessly called out to Bernie at the end of the primary to go Green, she’s shown numerous times that she’s not qualified to hold the job of President...despite her advanced degree, and she chose Baraka as a running mate, who famously shit all over Bernie!! Oh, and did I mention she’s a Putin lover????

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(41,969 posts)
11. Stein is a typical asshole of privilege
Tue Nov 14, 2017, 11:26 AM
Nov 2017

Who thinks “burn it all down” is a reasonable political philosophy.

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