Reactions: WikiLeaks As Heroes
Supporters claim WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange, has helped to improve America's democracy and worry about the personal attacks against him.
Here are a few of the latest pieces that are getting a lot of attention:
The Economist: “In defence of WikiLeaks.” W.W. argues WikiLeaks is able to improve quality of our democracy.
Salon: "The moral standards of WikiLeaks." Glenn Greenwald contends WikiLeaks is justified, says U.S. government concealing truth.
Yglesias: "Transparency and Diplomacy." Yglesias claims keeping secrets can hinder diplomacy.
Slate: "Get Me Assange." David Wiegel says Republicans are using WikiLeaks to indulge their spy-thriller fantasies.
War Is A Crime: Response to Steve Coll Re Wikileaks." Brett Drugge claims ad-hominem attacks against Assange prove nothing.
The Sydney Morning Herald: Why is Australia silent on Julian Assange? John Birmingham argues Assange is an Australian citizen and is therefore due protection the country offers to all citizens.
See what WikiLeaks' critics are saying here.