The award-winning director and champion of left-wing causes has defended the WikiLeaks founder against two forthcoming films after revealing that he met Assange at his de facto prison in London’s Ecuadorean Embassy last week.
A confession: I’ve never liked Eliot Spitzer. He has his virtues: He is relentlessly—and not stupidly—articulate. He has the right enemies, be they corporate titans or the endemically corrupt denizens of the New York legislature. He is natty in his well-cut suits (by Hickey-Freeman, as the New York Times informs us).