Clinton Spokesman: Bradley Manning Being Mistreated (Bumped-Update: Crowley resigns)

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Cry me a river

Hillary Clinton's spokesman has launched a public attack on the Pentagon for the way it is treating military prisoner Bradley Manning, the US soldier suspected of handing the US embassy cables to WikiLeaks.

PJ Crowley, the assistant secretary of state for public affairs at the US state department, has said Manning is being "mistreated" in the military brig at Quantico, Virginia. "What is being done to Bradley Manning is ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid on the part of the department of defence."

Your former boss George Soros must be proud of you, Mr Crowley...

h/t Kenny Solomon

UPDATE: Good riddance to bad rubbish

State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley is out of a job after criticizing the Pentagon last week for its detention of a private accused of feeding hundreds of thousands of documents to WikiLeaks.

Crowley resigned Sunday after also recently angering the White House for comments that he made during the height of the Egyptian crisis that forced President Hosni Mubarak to step down

Sunday news dump..natch

Posted by: Stable Hand at 01:13 PM


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