Watching the demise of empire, episode 289.

find As much as it is possible to know a person through the media, I’ve always thought Julian Assange a vain, self-absorbed, dim-whitted and overly self-important twat, but with his heart in the right place. Dickhead that he is, the unfair treatment of Assange, ironically, only serves to make him unduly more important than he would otherwise be. It further de-legitimises a current international order and guarantees the ascendancy of any alternative. Presently there are two. Pilger is a hero of mine, but he’s getting dottery, and I had second thoughts about sharing this and showing him in his decline. Absolutely adore you, John Pilger, but it’s time the media found an alternative who might champion your ideas, but contribute their own with eloquence.