Of Course Wikileaker Bradley Manning Snuck Files Out on Pretend Lady Gaga CDs

Pfc. Bradley Manning allegedly downloaded thousands of documents from not-so-secure military computers to blank CDs and them home by disguising the discs as Lady Gaga records. Definitely queer.

Not that the Pentagon should be blamed for Manning’s activities, but it did only ban thumb drives and external hard drives, not CD drives.

Kudos to the Times‘ Thom Shanker for squeezing in the following Lady Gaga joke: “He was able to avoid detection not because he kept a poker face, they said, but apparently because he hummed and lip-synched to Lady Gaga songs to make it appear that he was using the classified computer’s CD player to listen to music.”

The tip-off should have been: Who uses a CD-Rs anymore? Get an iPod, dude.

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  • mike

    Finally someone in the military does something heroic, and he faces more than 50 years in prison. Thanks for the insightful analysis, Queerty.

  • B

    QUEERTY: “The tip-off should have been: Who uses a CD-Rs anymore? Get an iPod, dude.”

    LOL. Guys – an iPod can be plugged into a computer and used to back up files, although you need a cable for the connection. Apple will even tell you how to do that. Read for details.

    If they don’t let you bring a flash drive into a high-security area, they won’t let you bring in an iPod.

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