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Joe Biden is a pompous ass

VP Biden says Assange is a “high tech terrorist.”

Really? Terrorism is generally understood to include the deliberate targeting of civilians and noncombatants for death or injury. Thus, Assange is not even remotely a terrorist by any definition and Biden should be ashamed of himself, if he’s capable of it, which is doubtful.

Plus, only an out-of-touch dinosaur like Biden would say sharing information on the Net is “high tech.” I mean, it’s only been going on for 20+ years now. Perhaps someone should give Biden a guided tour of that Intertubes thingee so he could understand how it actually works.

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  • Davide Simonetti

    It really was a spectacularly ignorant comment to make. Is the Vice President trying to compete with Sarah Palin to see who can be the biggest idiot?

  • I’m tellin’ ‘ya, man, it’s a psyop. Why else would Assange provide private information on corrupt corporate governments who operate in the shadows and then lie to those who elect them for free… and is labeled a villain, while Mark Zuckerberg gives your private information to corporations for money, and he’s man of the year?

  • Steve

    I guess if he is a “high tech terrorist” then we must be looking at a high tech lynch mob based on whats being done to him.

    • Oh, they want to lynch him, no doubt about that…

  • Bill Clausen

    Obama voted for the reauthorization of the Patriot Act in 2006 so this behavior by Biden should not suprise people.

    The people have gotten what they’ve voted for.