Embrace, extend (and extinguish)

From this ABC news article re the upcoming Wikileaks movie …

Speaking to students at Britain’s prestigious Oxford University by video link from the Ecuadoran embassy in London, Mr Assange revealed that he had acquired a copy of the script for The Fifth Estate, due to be released in November.

“It is a lie upon lie. The movie is a massive propaganda attack on WikiLeaks and the character of my staff,” Mr Assange said to the university’s Oxford Union debating club.

Reading from the script, he said the opening scene was set inside a military complex in Iran with documents containing nuclear symbols.

“How does this have anything to do with us?”

and comments from the director of the film …

Bill Condon, who directed the final two instalments in the Twilight vampire saga, said the movie “won’t claim any long view authority on its subject, or attempt any final judgement”.

“We want to explore the complexities and challenges of transparency in the information age and, we hope, enliven and enrich the conversations WikiLeaks has already provoked,” Mr Condon said.

Enliven? Enrich? WTF? Does this look like an Embrace, extend (and extinguish) maneuver or what!!!?

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