Glenn Greenwald: Julian Assange’s Plea Deal: EXPLAINED

Unless you are somebody who has been in [Assange’s] position and has shown a willingness to sacrifice even more than Assange has ─ nobody has any standing to object to what Assange chose to do [in pleading guilty to charges of espionage] but that doesn't mean that the decision they forced him into [for freedom] isn't incredibly dangerous to the Press freedoms that the United States repeatedly claims around the world that it protects.