There isn’t much funny about the CIA’s covert hacking operations or the WikiLeaks dump that put thousands of documents about them on the internet on Tuesday. Some of the secret code names for these operations are pretty funny, though. Those spooks at Langley must have a sense of humor.
Here is a remarkable bit from the recently WikiLeaked emails of John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. If it doesn’t quite reveal some nefarious master plan for technoligarch world domination, it at least provides an opportunity to goggle at some extremely dumb campaign stooges.
According to Democrats, WikiLeaks is little more than a Kremlin intelligence lackey. According to Republicans, it’s a vehicle for truth in a rigged world. What neither side seems aware of, however, is the real secret Julian Assange has been harboring: some of the worst branded apparel you have ever seen.
This afternoon, Wikileaks released over 2,000 emails involving Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta. (He was the chief of staff for Bill Clinton from 1998 to 2001 and runs the Podesta Group, a ghoulish D.C. lobbying firm.) The most interesting nugget to surface thus far in the emails is a series of…
In a State Department document released by Wikileaks, an American diplomat is credited with referring to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the "George Steinbrenner of Iran." The official was referring, of course, to Ahmadinejad's dealings with the country's national soccer team, and his attempt "to use the popularity of Team…
Testament to their self-styled reputation as the world's most popular club, Manchester United have been name checked in that there WikiLeaks scandal currently enjoying many a column inch in the "proper" papers.