Exclusive Interview With Julian Assange By John Pilger

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John Pilger:

Do you take yourself a view of the US election? Do you have a preference for Clinton or Trump?

Julian Assange:

Donald Trump – what does he represent in the American mind and in the European mind? He represents American “white trash,” deplorable and irredeemable. Basically, the same thing. It means, from a… establishment or educated, cosmopolitan, urbane perspective, these people are, you know, like the rednecks, and you can’t… like, they are just… you can never deal with them. And because he so clearly – through his words and actions and the type of people that turns up at his rallies – represents the people who are not the upper-middle-class-educated, there is a fear of seeming to be associated in any way with that, a social fear that lowers the class status of anyone who can be accused of somehow assisting in any way Trump, including criticizing Clinton. And if you look at how the middle class gains its economic and social power, it makes absolute sense.


See the interview here, courtesy if Dartmouth Films, syndicated by (among others) RT.

Full transcript here.

2 thoughts on “Exclusive Interview With Julian Assange By John Pilger”

  1. He really understands the election well. I suspect Carlos Danger’s laptop has more than enough evidence to indict the president elect and her husband. The FBI does not have the power to call a grand jury. I may be wrong, but it seems Loretta Lynch is a tool of the Clintons, but Obama has the character to let the chips fall where they may. A real crisis will ensue. Who, then will be inaugurated in January? The Clintons make the Bush crime family look like choir boys, and Tricky Dick like a third-rate chump.

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