I keep hearing that the leaked cables “contain nothing new or shocking.” That’s not actually true (for example, were YOU aware that Dyncorp – an American security company – was organizing boy-parties for Iraqi police recruits?) - but for the sake of argument, what if it were true? What if there really were nothing earth-shaking to be found in all the thousands of leaked docuemnts?
It would make no difference whatsoever!
The content of the cables is of little importance when compared to the fact that they are *leaking at all.* It represents a significant break-down of the system as it is currently intended to work.
Remember ‘V for Vendetta’? The first thing V did was take over the city’s PA system. It wasn’t to give a specific message to the people, it was merely to show them that the government was not in absolute control. Then he blew up a few government institutions to punctuate his point. Essentially, Wikileaks has done the very same thing here. If you want a real clue into what Julian and his crew are up to, read this essay: