Julian Assange, on the India cables and the reactions to them:
“First, they refused to comment at all, then to suggest the materials are not verified and no other government accepted it. Absolutely false…
“This is actually the behaviour of guilty men. Man who is innocent doesn’t tend to behave like that.
“That doesn’t mean people making those statements like Prime Minister Singh are guilty of this particular crime.
“It suggests something that how Indian parliamentarians and politicians respond to very serious allegations.They respond through indirection and attempting to cover up the issue for the public, rather than address it fully and frankly.”
What a mess. Is there anyone who believes anymore than we can rely on elected (and non-elected) representatives to do one thing that does more good than harm?