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April 04, 2011

Holder: Gee, I Guess We Should Try KSM In A Military Tribunal

Yes, they keep changing their positions. That indicates a flip-flop. But the more important thing, it seems, is that it keeps revealing how hollow, callow, naive and glib all their previous positions were; how superficial and poorly considered; how cheaply political their unending "everything Bush does is wrong" partisan seditions were; how their childish and empty their previous fantasias were.

We keep hearing from this crew how hard presidentin' is and how they must be given some leeway.

If only they'd appreciated the difficulties of presidential power while they were insisting we give it to them.

Attorney General Eric Holder today will announce that self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad will be tried in a military commission, the CBS News Investigative Unit has learned. A source says the commission will be held at the Guantanamo Bay prison.

So glib. So glib. Everything before was so easy and all the answers were so obvious.


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