The making of a political prisoner, using statistics

A Bayesian Take on Julian Assange
[Via Daring Fireball]

Speaking of the WikiLeaks saga, Nate Silver has a good piece about the unusual circumstances of Julian Assange’s incarceration in the U.K.:

The handling of the case has been highly irregular from the start, in ways that would seem to make clear that the motivation for bringing the charges is political.

[More]

The handling of the case has definitely been irregular. I wonder if he will actually ever make it to Sweden or whether he get extradited to another country first?