"I've never said these words except as a joke, but I mean them now
with everything in me: my fellow Americans, please listen to me. The
world has changed. It has changed. It is no longer in the box that it
always has been. What used to apply no longer does." So continues
another interesting night wherein Glenn Beck wrestles with the notion of
To be clear: Glenn Beck is not a WikiLeaks defender.
But on his show last night, he spent a good deal of time
he deems a "false choice" between letting WikiLeaks turn our nation's
government "inside out" or letting its opponents shut down the "internet
and other communication[s] with one another." On one side stands Julian
Assange and a band of hacktivist supporters who are trying to be a
force for "chaotic good" (but when is chaos ever good? asks Beck) and on
the other are politicians who'd like to get their "pitchforks" out and
"hammer" the organization like Eric Holder, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee
and many others. Both options are undesirable, Beck figures: "You lose
[H/T: Glenn Davis
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