RaHarmakis t1_iy43p4i wrote

He didn't even steal them (in my opinion), and any evidence I've seen showing that he facilitated, or coached the individual who did has been pretty spurious at best.

I think the Not the Onion bit is how much the media has historically been against Assange. This is the take they should have had with him right off the bat as it sets a bad precedence for how government treats the recipients of leaks.