http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/17/world/americas/ecuador-to-let-assange-stay-in-its-embassy.html Mr. Assange claims to be all about free speech, but I think his choice of asylum betrays his true motivations and how selective he is on which governments he chooses to criticize. World Report 2012: Ecuador | Human Rights Watch : One can't help but wonder what a guy like Correa would do to a guy like Assange if he exposed any state secrets. But Correa doesn't have to worry about that since Assange couldn't swallow enough of Correa's tool when he interviewed him. Assange ignores things like this: More: Ecuador's free speech record at odds with Julian Assange's bid for openness You can only hide your true colors for so long. Assange clearly was not motivated by openness, but by extreme left wing beliefs. .