Former Top CIA Officer Grows Enormous Beard to Protest Assange Persecution, Promises to Shave When Assange Is Free

Ray McGovern is a prominent critic of US foreign policy, going back to the Iraq war, and is a hero to many for his activism. He publishes excellent analysis of current events on his site, Raymcgovern.com. Here he is on RT recently with the latest on the Assange outrage. At the end of the clip he explains about the ginormous beard.

McGovern speaks fluent Russian and is a well-respected expert on the country, and appears frequently on RT.

This post first appeared on Russia Insider.

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