There are those who believe that if we are to uphold our liberties, we must support our intelligence agencies because they risk their lives on a daily basis to keep us free and our values safe.
And then there are those – I call them ‘phoney liberals’ – who wantonly abuse human rights arguments to offer succour to the enemies of our way of life.
Jemima Khan, footballer Eric Cantona, former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson and even Nigel Farage were among those who feted the pale-faced alleged rapist Julian Assange as a world champion of the freedom of the Press.
How the liberal tide turned against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks
…If there was an inflection point, it was around Assange’s role in leaking Democratic National Committee emails in July 2016, said Lisa Lynch, who has studied WikiLeaks as an associate professor of media communications at Drew University in New Jersey.
“What happened in 2016 broke a lot people’s hearts.”