It’s a World of Irony out there.
LONDON — Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks who was released from a British jail late last week, is facing a new challenge: the leak of a 68-page confidential Swedish police report that sheds new light on the allegations of sexual misconduct that led to Mr. Assange’s legal troubles. –NY Times
Go ahead and read the whole report – it’s typical He Said/She Said, the crux of which seems to involve a temper tantrum and a torn rubber (really!) – but the irony of a leaked report tossing Julian Assange in hot water is head-wagging.
Assange expressed confidence that the whole affair has more CIA fingerprints on it that his own on the two girls’ asses, which might be true. I doubt it. I suspect we have here a pair of young girls who sense an opportunity, nothing more. The rules of pussy-mongering change daily, and in Sweden, they’ve been fashioned in such a way that consensual sex at 10 PM can become rape by the dawn’s early light – a corruption, perhaps, of the old expression that gave rise (sorry) to the title of Hemingway’s posthumous novel.
Wow is that obscure.
World opinion seems to be stacked against Assange and WikiLeaks, which tells me he probably wears a White Hat: anybody that upsets as many quibbling governments as he has must be doing something right. Besides, when I read these leaked cables, all I see is a bunch of very frustrated diplomats, faces sore and aflame from smiling through their grief, letting out some air after weeks and weeks of frustration, actually expressing themselves candidly. Can the world handle honesty and candid talk? Evidently not. But I like it a lot.
As for the girls, once they invite a man to their rooms and engage in consensual sex, at what point is it just lunacy to talk about sexual assault? Can they change their minds at the moment of climax? Isn’t this about as sensible as requesting an abortion during labor?
Nice image. Let’s leave it there.