Tom Flanagan: 'Julian Assange Should Be Assassinated' (video)
Julian Assange Should Be Assassinated: Tom Flanagan - Adviser To Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (video)
Tom Flanagan, a University of Calgary professor, prominent Conservative thinker and a former adviser to the Canadian Prime Minister, says Julian Assange should be assassinated. Tom Flanagan delivered the on a Power Politics a CBC News show hosted by Evan Solomon.
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When asked about Wikileaks and Julian Assange, Tom Flanagan said "Assange should be assassinated (laughs). I think Obama should put out a contract on him....
When Evan Solomon said to Tom Flanagan "that is pretty tough" and asked for clarification about his "Assange should be assassinated" comments; Tom Flanagan simply said " I'm feeling pretty manly.."
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After the CBC show aired Tom Flanagan issued this statement.
"I regret that I made a glib comment about a serious issue," Flanagan said Tuesday in a statement to CBC News. "If Mr. Assange is arrested on the recently announced Interpol warrant, I hope [he] receives a fair trial and due process of law."
Watch Tom Flanagan "Julian Assange Should Be Assassinated" Comments On Power Politics With Evan Solomon