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Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. My latest books are THE TYRANNY OF OPINION: CONFORMITY AND THE FUTURE OF LIBERALISM (2019) and AT THE DAWN OF A GREAT TRANSITION: THE QUESTION OF RADICAL ENHANCEMENT (2021).

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Who needs enemies with friends like George Galloway?

Galloway defends Assange as offensively and stupidly as possible.

H/T Johann Hari.

3 comments:

Spencer Troxell said...

What an asshole. When you start off your first sentence with 'feminist' and 'rape charges' in scare quotes, there's nowhere to go but down.

PS, I have it on good authority that George Galloway is hiding Saddam's W.M.D's up his ass; at first it was in the name of friendship. Now it's just a comfort issue.

Ophelia Benson said...

Oh jesus. I couldn't even keep reading after the first few paragraphs. What a disgusting man he is.

ColinGavaghan said...

Although generally associated with the political left, Galloway is becoming increasingly strongly identified with socially conservative positions, & has recently become preoccupied with defending the RC Church from all criticism (squeezing it into a piece about Assange was just bizarre).