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Why the Assange Arrest Should Scare Reporters

The WikiLeaks founder will be tried in a real court for one thing, but for something else in the court of public opinion. Much of the American media audience views the arrested WikiLeaks founder through the lens of the 2016 election, after which he was denounced as a Russian cutout who threw an election for Trump.

But the current indictment is the extension of a years-long effort, pre-dating Trump, to construct a legal argument against someone who releases embarrassing secrets.

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