But the Assange arrest and his upcoming renditi- – oops! – extradition to the United States are different. There’s no nuance. No excuse. No false intel report. No poor legal advice. It’s plain and simple. The same entities (Deep State, permanent government, the oligarchy, the Borg, whatever term you like) that targeted Trump with the phony Russia collusion narrative want Assange’s scalp nailed to the wall.