After all, if he truely believes his own coprolite about "freedom of speech" and "transparency", then why not go after the really oppressive nations? Where are his leaks from Cuba, Venezuela, China, North Korea, Russia, Somalia, and other such nations?
Why, because it is not them he hates. And his quotes sound like he has a few screws loose:
“Our particular view on the mechanism of transparency is to selectively go after material that is concealed. Because organizations that have material and want to conceal it are giving off a signal that they believe there will be reform if that material is released.”
“…we in the West have deluded ourselves into believing that we actually have a truly free press. We don’t. And we can see that in the difference between what Wikileaks does and what the rest of the press does.”
"So secret planning is secret usually for a reason, because if it’s abusive it is opposed." (yes, like that abusive invasion of France in 1944)
“It is impossible to correct abuses unless we know that they’re going on.” (yes, to him every secret is an abuse, and he reserves the right to himself to determine right and wrong)
"Censorship also is not only a mechanism that is employed by the state it is something that can be hijacked by wealthy plutocrats, by big companies to use the coercive mechanisms of the state through the judicial system -through unequal access to the judicial system- through patronage networks have material removed permanently from the historical record.” (Plutocrats, I thought that saying went out in the 1970's)
“(about the UK) Is that really a liberal democracy, where the press has secret gag orders?” (yes, like that awful gag order back in 1944, how dare we not have a Mr. Assange back then to give Mr. Hitler transparency in what we were doing)
“…in fact the exchange rates of Western countries are pumped up by the looting and thievery from the developing world.” (and this is proved by your leaks how exactly?)
“And while some people have to be public, what we really encourage is for other people to not be martyrs but to give us material. Keep your job, sit down and relax, let us do the work. We’ll protect you as best we can and we have never lost anyone so far.” (Yea, tell that to PFC Manning)
“In all these cases there’s complex layers as to why people do things. Including attacks on us which seem like they might backfire but actually are in deeper analysis are a forced move by intelligence agencies or corporations or groups of lawyers that have attempted to sue us in different jurisdictions.” (all the attacks against us are CIA plots)
"Sunshine Press is a network of journalists, activists, lawyers, and some individual donors who made some money in the tech revolution. And Wikileaks is the platform that we use to try and realise our ideal.” (because our ideal is what really matters)
“The West through it’s own corruption supports and extends corruption in developing countries.” (I think Stalin once said something like that)
“What does censorship reveal? It reveals fear.” (Japanese adult movies censor the genitals, so are Japanese afraid of genitals?)
I keep having to wonder, is he Julian Assange, or does he think he is really Thomas Gabriel?