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Obama Would Have Sent
bin Laden to Civilian Court

Accuracy in Media, by Andrew McCarthy

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/7/2012 5:09:13 AM

We have a clueless ideologue, or, more likely, a hopelessly dishonest ideologue, as commander-in-chief. There can’t be any other explanation. The Hill reports that President Obama has said he would have had Osama bin Laden sent to a civilian U.S. court for a criminal trial if the Navy SEALs had captured him, as opposed to killing him. The report is based on a Vanity Fair article derived from Mark Bowden’s new book, The Finish. Using the constitutional term “Article III” as lawyers often do in referring to the civilian federal courts, the report quotes Obama as explaining,

I have always believed that the administration's emphasis on civilian prosecution of the highest profile terrorists was to provide Eric Holder with a great big international spotlight.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 10/7/2012 5:27:55 AM     (No. 8915313)

Overwhelmingly, the Left-leaning "international community" viewed the US killing or incarceration of Islamic "freedom fighters" (akin in their "struggle" to the Left's beloved Palestinian terrorists) as unjustified aggression against a "diverse" designated victim (of Bush) group. Obama absolutely was a card-carrying member of this rabidly anti-American movement to aid and abet our enemies. As president he has been forced to prevaricate, but there's no doubt where his sympathies lie. In fact, he was elected largely with a wink wink nudge nudge promise to his supporters that he would reverse sides on the War on Terror, embrace the Gitmo "victims" of Bush, and ally the US with those who would drive Israel into the sea. Perhaps he has just been waiting for the "flexibility" of a 2nd term...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: skedaddle, 10/7/2012 9:18:04 AM     (No. 8915585)

Of course 0bama/Holder would have sent Bin Laden to court - communists love show trials.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 10/7/2012 10:35:04 AM     (No. 8915723)

Gosh, I hope this doesn't come up in a future debate. Imagine the embarrassment...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 10/7/2012 1:22:24 PM     (No. 8916068)

Stinky's goal with civil trials was for terrorists was to provide the radical Islamists with a highly visible platform to spew their hatred of the west, using our tax dollars and constitution to underwrite it.

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