..."We the People"...
U.S. President Barack Obama has abandoned plans to bring Khalid Sheik Mohammed – the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks – from Guantanamo to Manhattan for a criminal trial close to where the World Trade Center's twin towers collapsed.Two words... King Midas.
Facing a revolt from New Yorkers and a congressional threat to withhold the hundreds of millions of dollars needed for security for the trial, Mr. Obama has bowed to the inevitable and is now expected to hold the trial elsewhere, likely at a military base.
“I think I can acknowledge the obvious,” an administration official said. “We're considering other options.”
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"And so what you have here, I think, is the worst of all worlds, because the president gets to have a monarchical occasion, in which he indulges in sort of cheap, parliamentary sneering without the leader of Her Majesty’s loyal opposition being able to yell across the aisle, nuts to you, which is what would happen if he was doing that at Westminster or in Ottawa or in Canberra, or any other self-respecting parliament."**********
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The compassionate, intellectual left responds...
Good grief, Bully... you kiss your, uh... partner... with that mouth?