Sarah Palin: Hunt Assange Like Bin Laden
Alaskan slams Obama's 'incompetent handling' of WikiLeaks
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 30, 2010 3:27 AM CST
Sarah Palin speaks at a campaign event last month.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – If Sarah Palin becomes president, Julian Assange may want to keep an eye out for CIA drones. The Alaskan, in a Facebook post, lambasted President Obama's handling of the WikiLeaks release of diplomatic cables and suggested that the site's founder be "pursued with the same urgency we pursue al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders," the Huffington Post reports.

"Assange is not a 'journalist,' any more than the 'editor' of al Qaeda's new English-language magazine Inspire is a 'journalist,'" Palin wrote. "He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands." The administration's "incompetent handling of this whole fiasco"—as seen in its belated order for federal agencies to take steps to avoid leaks—displays "a strange lack of urgency," she writes.

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Dec 7, 2010 4:28 PM CST
The enemy of your enemy is your friend. Hail to Assange!
Dec 1, 2010 9:21 AM CST
Hey U.S. government, want to take out Assange? Fine, please feel free to practice on the Tundra Trollop first.
Dec 1, 2010 3:07 AM CST
Not a 'journalist'? When did he ever claim that?