quote: We, as a society, should be better than this.
quote: Man, don't you think you're on the soapbox a bit much here?
quote: Just because someone break a law, doesn't mean they're an evil horrible person who deserves no respect.
quote: Laws can be completely arbitrary. It's entirely possible all over the world to become a "criminal" without doing anything bad to anyone.
quote: Have you forgotten that this guys a convicted criminal?
quote: Why was my above post born with a rating of 1?
quote: All I said was that Assange's sexual behavior - criminal or not - has nothing to do with whether or not Wikileaks did the right thing when it published American military secrets.
quote: You seem to think Wikileaks shouldn't have published those documents, so you just take Assange's trouble with the Swedish police as somehow being vindication of your prior judgment.
quote: btw, has it also escaped your attention that I haven't taken a position on the Wikileaks controversy?
quote: You clearly have. I don't need you to spell it out for me when you've said it in so many words.
quote: Assange is viewed as some sort of hero or champion of rightness by a lunatic fringe on Daily Tech and the web, so he's defended.
quote: do i want a child molester representing me in government hell no! Common sense is just not that common anymore.