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Assange on thin ice at Wikileaks
Julian Assange has long been the public face and chief spokesperson of Wikileaks. But a recent rape investigation has some in that organization urging him to step down, at least until the investigation is complete. Assange has said that the charges are a result of a Pentagon conspiracy to silence and discredit him. A member of the Icelandic parliament who is also a Wikileaks “organizer” (not sure what that means) is publicly asking him to step aside and says she doesn’t believe the conspiracy theory. An unnamed source supposedly within Wikileaks says, “Assange’s character flaws will eventually bring him down; unfortunately he will drag down Wikileaks with him.”
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