Congressman Ron Paul

Texas congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul took to Twitter to defend WikiLeaks. Paul, who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, tweeted, "Re: Wikileaks- In a free society, we are supposed to know the truth. In a society where truth becomes treason, we are in big trouble." Paul has taken the opposite position of most members of Congress and the administration, who believe that WikiLeaks has compromised the security of the country. Paul isn't the only one who thinks that the public's right to know should not be censored, but he is the first in the government to voice his discontent with the rhetoric about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has most recently threatened to leak more documents if his site is shut down or he is arrested. We're not sure what rape charges have to do with censorship, but we do know that Ron Paul means what he says — even if it is not popular.

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