10.26.2015 01:58 PM

The punk rocker who came in from the cold

Over on Facebook, Mark Marissen posted that he had been the subject of a U.S. diplomatic cable, published by Wikileaks. Cool, thought I. So I went to their searchable web site – and who knew they had a searchable web site? – and there I was.  [Historians please note: I quit after Ignatieff dumped all of my friends.  Canadians then went on to dump him – Ed.]

What is most amazing isn’t that I was named in a “top secret” missive. What is amazing is that grown-ups are actually paid to write this crap, and that they get to stamp “top secret” on it.

The world is crazy.

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  1. Mark says:

    (U) at the beginning of the paragraph means “Unclassified”. So everything in that paragraph is info that would be publicly available, or reported in the media, etc. It’s all background within a document that is Unclassified, For Official Use Only, which is almost at the bottom of the ladder on the way up to Secret or Top Secret.

    In other words, Hillary would not get in trouble for forwarding on the paragraph about you to everyone in her contacts.

    Now – if only we could search all of HER emails for instances of “Warren Kinsella”…

  2. Ron says:

    Hmmmmm. I thought that a volume on US diplomacy would be much thinner.

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