“Transparency campaigners condemned the harsh sentence in prospect for
Bradley Manning, but journalists and lawyers closely associated with the
trial were relieved with the acquittal for the most serious charge —
that he “aided the enemy” by transmitting state secrets to WikiLeaks.”*

Manning faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison
for charges including espionage for whistle blowing on the U.S. military
to Wikileaks. Does he deserve the steep sentence, and will be become an
example of what happens when someone steps out of line? Why was his
case ignored by the mainstream press? Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

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