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.


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?