>> Sunday, April 21, 2013
Not a deep post, but mostly so I can link to amplify this because I think it's important: Brother Seth has a beautiful rundown on why Senator Lindsey Graham's call to treat the suspected Boston Bomber as an "enemy combatant" is stupid and illegal. You should read it. Twice, if you need to.
One thing I'd personally highlight is Seth's comment:
If the threshold for being an enemy combatant is a desire to "injure, maim, and kill innocent Americans," then Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, OJ Simpson, and Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were "enemy combatants."
Precisely. Indeed, Senator Graham's statement that, "