Of Course Daniel Ellsberg Should Have Been Shot

Treason, espionage, subversion… yep, they should have thrown the book at the Pentagon Papers guy and his editors. I know my dad always said so. It wasn’t some crusading-reporter thing; it was straight-up breaking the law.

Is there anybody who didn’t know this? Is there anybody who isn’t aware that the man still lives on the outside, only because the Supreme Court authorized liberal newspapers to do whatever the heck they felt like? Even plenty of people who ran newspapers thought it was insane.

Well, apparently Daniel Ellsberg doesn’t know that, though at least he’s clear that he has the same moral and legal standing as Julian Assange. (Well, except for the treason part. Assange wasn’t a US citizen.) He spoke out today against the “Pentagon Papers good, Wikileaks bad” fallacy.


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s