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Violet_Crumble Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-28-10 10:18 PM
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111. Yet there's still no link to the actual interview where he said it...
I'd like to see it in the context it was said in rather than rely on soem blog that has put some crap malware on my computer...
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  -Assange: "Sweden Is The Saudi Arabia Of Feminism" SemiCharmedQuark  Dec-27-10 06:59 PM   #0 
  - It's entirely possible that Wikileaks is a good thing and Assange is not a good person.  nemo137   Dec-27-10 07:05 PM   #1 
  - That is exactly right.  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-27-10 07:07 PM   #3 
  - I agree. WikiLeaks is NOT Assange and Assange is  DeadEyeDyck   Dec-27-10 09:27 PM   #26 
     - My thoughts precisely. n/t  Maru Kitteh   Dec-28-10 04:03 PM   #66 
     - Yep. The egotistical face guy. Not the brain. The face.  elehhhhna   Dec-28-10 06:50 PM   #89 
  - That's what I'm saying.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-27-10 07:12 PM   #4 
  - I think you nailed it. n/t  Statistical   Dec-27-10 07:18 PM   #7 
  - Exactly...  sendero   Dec-27-10 07:23 PM   #11 
  - why?  TorchTheWitch   Dec-28-10 01:44 AM   #38 
  - Weren't you all up in it defending Michael Vick on another thread?  Withywindle   Dec-28-10 02:42 AM   #44 
  - Indeed n/t.  PoliticAverse   Dec-27-10 08:56 PM   #19 
  - Exactly.  MH1   Dec-27-10 09:01 PM   #20 
  - Bingo. Also, the cat's out of the bag for the whole wikileaks model  yodermon   Dec-27-10 09:20 PM   #22 
  - Let there be leaks!  Taverner   Dec-28-10 10:53 AM   #58 
  - Assange has been battered for weeks now in the press  EFerrari   Dec-27-10 09:20 PM   #23 
  - Do you REALLY think everything is that planned?  HEyHEY   Dec-28-10 02:21 AM   #42 
  - In my post, I say he may well be a dick.  EFerrari   Dec-28-10 01:44 PM   #63 
  - Indeed...  CanSocDem   Dec-28-10 08:43 AM   #51 
  - I don't think most people even get the analogy he is making.  bemildred   Dec-28-10 11:04 AM   #59 
     - It is interesting and yes, I hope he has an umbrella. lol  EFerrari   Dec-28-10 01:45 PM   #64 
  - it is certainly true - that good people do bad things and bad people do good things  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-27-10 09:50 PM   #30 
  - WHy does it even matter really? How many people are truly "good people" in the public eye.  krabigirl   Dec-28-10 02:52 AM   #47 
  - Good post...nt  SidDithers   Dec-28-10 08:50 AM   #53 
  - +1000000000000000  Taverner   Dec-28-10 09:45 AM   #56 
  - Exactly; and it's good to see some critical think exhibited on DU. Thank you. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 04:41 PM   #72 
  - Right! Since when was being a schmuck a criminal offense?  Raksha   Dec-28-10 04:52 PM   #79 
  - So anyone with whom Julian Assange consents to sex  Hello_Kitty   Dec-27-10 07:05 PM   #2 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-27-10 07:20 PM   #9 
  - That's what my Fiancee tells me, and boy is my ass tired!  HEyHEY   Dec-27-10 09:24 PM   #25 
     - ROFL!  Hello_Kitty   Dec-27-10 11:12 PM   #34 
  - yowzer. what an idiotic comment.  cali   Dec-27-10 07:15 PM   #5 
  - I can't for the life of me understand why his attorneys haven't muzzled him  TorchTheWitch   Dec-28-10 02:01 AM   #39 
     - I don't have the feeling that Mr Assange "takes direction well". nt  bemildred   Dec-28-10 11:29 AM   #61 
     - Few egomaniacs do. n/t  Maru Kitteh   Dec-28-10 04:08 PM   #67 
        - I guess I must be an egomaniac too, I don't take direction well either. nt  bemildred   Dec-28-10 07:44 PM   #92 
           - Thank you for the classic illustration of the hasty generalization fallacy.  Maru Kitteh   Dec-28-10 11:07 PM   #120 
              - Come, come, I was just trying to elucidate why he has not been muzzled yet.  bemildred   Dec-29-10 01:59 PM   #133 
     - If he followed that sage advice, he wouldn't get a tenth of the attention  treestar   Dec-28-10 04:42 PM   #74 
     - True that. Since "conspiracy theories" and Assange seem to go hand-in-hand,  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 04:46 PM   #75 
        - no attorney could be that stupid  TorchTheWitch   Dec-28-10 10:00 PM   #107 
           - I dunno; I think some attorneys could be. I'm a paralegal  blondeatlast   Dec-29-10 01:18 PM   #132 
  - Mr. Assange, there's a such thing as "message control".  Arkana   Dec-27-10 07:17 PM   #6 
  - I don't think Mr. Assange really gives a flying crap.  Statistical   Dec-27-10 07:20 PM   #8 
  - you think it's really about wikileaks for Assange ?  JI7   Dec-27-10 07:28 PM   #13 
  - your opinion of wikileaks hinges on this guy? ro  krabigirl   Dec-28-10 02:50 AM   #46 
     - The point is that everyone was claiming that the charges against him were obviously fake.  OregonBlue   Dec-28-10 09:44 AM   #55 
  - As in the Duke Lacrosse case this doesn't pass the smell test  FreakinDJ   Dec-27-10 07:23 PM   #10 
  - Is there a link to the interview where he made that comment?  Violet_Crumble   Dec-27-10 07:25 PM   #12 
  - You'll have to either pay a subscription or  blogslut   Dec-27-10 07:41 PM   #15 
  - Okay, thanks.  Violet_Crumble   Dec-27-10 07:45 PM   #16 
  - This is the original post  denjo   Jan-03-11 07:53 AM   #134 
  - Beware of malware on that website  harvey007   Dec-27-10 07:41 PM   #14 
  - Thanks for the heads up n/t  Violet_Crumble   Dec-27-10 07:48 PM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-27-10 07:46 PM   #17 
  - Um...wait, first it was a conspiracy to oppress you, now it's a "hornest's nest of feminism."  BlueIris   Dec-27-10 09:04 PM   #21 
  - Bah! It's well known the US "establishment" are all femminists  HEyHEY   Dec-28-10 02:23 AM   #43 
  - Damn femminists and their uppity demands for protected sex.  HEyHEY   Dec-27-10 09:23 PM   #24 
  - Is the editor-in-chief of Jezebel also the editor of Gawker? Real reliable liberal news sources.  Better Believe It   Dec-27-10 09:39 PM   #27 
  - No, no!  HEyHEY   Dec-27-10 09:41 PM   #28 
  - She didn't do the interview, she is reposting the information.  SemiCharmedQuark   Dec-27-10 11:48 PM   #36 
     - The editor simply reposted this "reliable" garbage from where?  Better Believe It   Dec-28-10 08:31 AM   #50 
        - "The Sunday Times Of London" it says it right in the article. n/t  tammywammy   Dec-28-10 11:30 AM   #62 
           - Where is the link? And who is the author? Anyone?  Better Believe It   Dec-28-10 09:50 PM   #101 
              - Here's the article  tammywammy   Dec-28-10 11:32 PM   #121 
  - He is absolutely right. Sweden fell prey to some real  sabrina 1   Dec-27-10 09:49 PM   #29 
  - Someone in Sweden watched a little too much Lifetime.  Arkana   Dec-27-10 10:55 PM   #31 
  - We have...  CJvR   Dec-28-10 09:04 AM   #54 
  - just keeps on proving what an ass he is. nt  seabeyond   Dec-27-10 10:56 PM   #32 
  - Yep.  Number23   Dec-28-10 12:29 AM   #37 
  - God, what a pile of steaming crap.  Brickbat   Dec-27-10 11:05 PM   #33 
  - Yeah that is good. n/t  HEyHEY   Dec-28-10 02:15 AM   #41 
  - WOW that's good. Needs to be an OP. n/t  yodermon   Dec-28-10 11:25 AM   #60 
  - That's brilliant--but it'll burst a lot of brain cells. nt  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 04:49 PM   #76 
  - And so the petals begin to fall  Zax2me   Dec-27-10 11:18 PM   #35 
  - Assange worshipers will defend him to the bloody end.  bluestate10   Dec-28-10 05:12 PM   #85 
  - What a steaming pile.  Withywindle   Dec-28-10 02:14 AM   #40 
  - + 1 billion  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-28-10 08:01 PM   #93 
  - this article has nothing to do with wikileaks. who cares? ro  krabigirl   Dec-28-10 02:49 AM   #45 
  - Plus he could be correct  jeanpalmer   Dec-28-10 04:57 AM   #48 
  - "so what?" He decided to make himself a public figure, with all the bennies and  blondeatlast   Dec-28-10 04:52 PM   #78 
  - This guy just really seems like a bad person  Dash87   Dec-28-10 07:15 AM   #49 
  - Damn those femnists, for standing up to their assaulters...nt  SidDithers   Dec-28-10 08:50 AM   #52 
  - There are feminists on both sides of this debate. n/t  EFerrari   Dec-28-10 03:37 PM   #65 
     - i think it is more about harping about feminists for his situation. always the feminists  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 04:42 PM   #73 
        - I think you have missed his point entirely.  EFerrari   Dec-28-10 04:58 PM   #80 
           - no... he wasnt. he was doing the feminist whine. if it was about national policy, he would have  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 05:03 PM   #81 
              - You seem to personalize everything. I really don't find that useful.  EFerrari   Dec-28-10 05:11 PM   #84 
                 - no, he wasnt talking about anyone particular woman, but women as a whole. you are right. nt  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 06:50 PM   #88 
                    - That's NOT what the poster yr replying to said...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 08:40 PM   #96 
                       - well how about him bitchin about feminist... all woman who dare? what?  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 09:25 PM   #97 
                          - He's not bitching about feminists at all.  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 09:49 PM   #100 
                             - Sweden...Saudi Arabia of feminism,""hornets' nest of revolutionary feminism."  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 10:32 PM   #112 
                                - That is NOT talking about feminism or all women at all...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 10:50 PM   #116 
                                   - Who do you imagine he believes the source of "revolutionary feminism"  Maru Kitteh   Dec-28-10 11:42 PM   #123 
                                   - Who? I don't know what his or her name is...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-29-10 02:40 AM   #128 
                                   - it isnt me saying anything. it is the man saying this. and yes.... it is the male whine about  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 11:43 PM   #124 
                                      - Bullshit. He didn't say what you claim he said at all...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-29-10 02:48 AM   #129 
                                         - i am talking about assange.  seabeyond   Dec-29-10 08:53 AM   #130 
  - At least, since signing that $1.3 million dollar book deal, he'll be able to afford..,  MilesColtrane   Dec-28-10 09:53 AM   #57 
  - Seems to me all the "feminist" outrage is cover  whatchamacallit   Dec-28-10 04:20 PM   #68 
  - That's very much how it's coming across...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 05:17 PM   #86 
  - Didn't he also say, and I paraphrase... "I didn't WANT to write this book, but I HAVE to"  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-28-10 04:26 PM   #69 
  - If you don't like a country's laws, then stay the hell out of that country!  treestar   Dec-28-10 04:39 PM   #70 
  - lol  fascisthunter   Dec-28-10 04:40 PM   #71 
  - It never fails.  DefenseLawyer   Dec-28-10 04:49 PM   #77 
  - he did the male whine about the evil feminist causing all the woes of the world or  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 05:07 PM   #82 
     - Actually, he did nothing of the sort...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 05:21 PM   #87 
        - it does let a person know how stupid they are and the stupid they come from  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 06:52 PM   #90 
           - As I said, that'd also apply to most DUers who've also said stupid things...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 06:57 PM   #91 
              - lynch mob my tush. on du, to not be impressed with the man is way against the norm  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 08:19 PM   #94 
                 - No, the reaction has been a virtual lynch mob....  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 08:38 PM   #95 
                    - you can say it a third, fourth and fifth time. and i will say again words and action have meaning  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 09:27 PM   #98 
                       - But you don't explain why you apply such harsh judgement only to Assange...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 09:55 PM   #105 
                          - this is crazy violet. you want to give him a pass. do it. fuck him. he is an ass. he proves  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 10:34 PM   #113 
                             - No, I don't want to give him a pass, but I don't want to blindly attack the guy...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 10:57 PM   #117 
                                - it is not blindly attacking the man when it is his words. jeeeezus. yes you do want to give him a  seabeyond   Dec-28-10 11:48 PM   #125 
                                   - Throwing insults around about him with no coherent explanation IS blindly attacking him...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-29-10 02:37 AM   #127 
                                      - i have thrown out specific insults. i have told you repeatedly why he is an ass  seabeyond   Dec-29-10 08:57 AM   #131 
  - Classic rapist defense. " I gave it to her because she asked for it."  bluestate10   Dec-28-10 05:08 PM   #83 
  - Jules, bro - this is not helping  Taverner   Dec-28-10 09:29 PM   #99 
  - I do think feminism is Assange's enemy. He clearly hates it. nt  Liquorice   Dec-28-10 09:53 PM   #104 
     - How do you define feminism to come up with that?  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 09:59 PM   #106 
     - I base my opinion on Assange's own words. nt  Liquorice   Dec-28-10 10:09 PM   #108 
        - I didn't ask you why you have that opinion. I asked for yr defintion of feminism....  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 10:17 PM   #110 
           - It was the way HE referred to feminism that clued me in to his feelings about it. My definition of  Liquorice   Dec-28-10 10:34 PM   #114 
              - You can gather all that from a few short words out of context?  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 11:01 PM   #118 
     - He THINKS he hates it  Taverner   Dec-28-10 11:06 PM   #119 
  - And the propaganda offensive and character assassination campaign against Assange continues  Better Believe It   Dec-28-10 09:51 PM   #102 
  - Yes, he was clearly forced to say "Sweden is the Saudi Arabia of femminism"  HEyHEY   Dec-28-10 10:10 PM   #109 
     - Yet there's still no link to the actual interview where he said it...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-28-10 10:18 PM   #111 
        - Here's the article  tammywammy   Dec-28-10 11:39 PM   #122 
           - That wasn't an interview. That was a quote in an article in a RW Murdoch rag n/t  Violet_Crumble   Dec-29-10 02:30 AM   #126 
  - He's a creep. I never had any doubt about that. nt  Liquorice   Dec-28-10 09:52 PM   #103 
  - Didn't Al Gore molest a masseuse?  OnyxCollie   Dec-28-10 10:38 PM   #115 

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