Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Hasan's treason

Austin Bay: "One word aptly describes Ft. Hood mass murderer Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan: traitor.

"Traitor is a tough word. It doesn't smudge and squish. 'Traitor' draws a hard line, one that sharply divides essential life-determining values and marks a defining personal choice between the profound and the profane."

Read the whole thing.


Blogger Garry Wilmore said...

I think this might be the first time I have ever expressed such a thought about another human being, but if the reports that he is paralyzed from the chest down are true, I'm just as glad as I can be. Because that guarantees that while the system of justice grinds ahead with its own slow momentum, he is going to suffer, and that he will suffer as a proximate result of what he did at Ft. Hood. At first I was dismayed that he had survived the police officer's bullets, but then I realized that martyrdom, which was what he wanted, would have been too good for him.

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