Beck on Assange: a twisted, sexist "defense"

Beck on Assange: a twisted, sexist defense

by digby

If you would like to take a very disorienting, hallucinogenic trip down the rabbit hole, treat yourself to this demented Glenn Beck segment in which he acts out the alleged sex crimes of Julian Assange with cartoon voices, childish drawings and his blackboard.

I'm as skeptical of the charges as anyone, simply because of the circumstances that are making him a target. Presuming innocence is always proper and in this case especially so. But after listening to that, I want to first throw up and then throw Beck in jail for being a disgusting, sexist prick.

Once you've cleared your head of that surreal experience and are ready to come back to earth, here's what seems to be the currently authoritative news report on the charges.