Assange praises Matt Drudge, ‘college libertarianism and Rand Paul only hope in politics’

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, turned some heads today when he openly praised Matt Drudge and Senator Rand Paul during an online video forum. His comments came as a response from a question from Josiah Ryan from Campus Reform.

Matt Drudge is a news media innovator… It is as a result of the self-censorship of the establishment press in the United States that gave Matt Drudge such a platform and so of course he should be applauded for breaking a lot of that censorship…

The libertarian aspect of the Republican Party is presently the only useful political voice really in the U.S. Congress,” said Assange. “[I] am a big admirer of Ron Paul and Rand Paul for their very principled positions in the U.S. Congress on a number of issues.

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