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August 28, 2013

Nidal Hasan Theoretically Sentenced to Death

And if Obama leaves office without commuting this sentence to a life term, I'll eat my hat.

But for now, he's sentenced to die. Hypothetically.

Finally, we're stopping his salary. The jury ruled it is now forfeit.

The Army psychiatrist's behavior has only stoked suspicion that his ultimate goal is martyrdom, in the form of a death sentence that would allow him to fulfill what prosecutors have described as a "jihad duty" under his Islamic faith.

The lead prosecutor, Col. Mike Mulligan, told jurors Wednesday morning that history was full of instances of death in the name of religion. But he said it would be "wrong and unsupportive" to tie Hasan's actions to a wider cause

"You cannot offer what you don't own; you cannot give away what is not yours. He can never be a martyr because he has nothing to give…..Do not be misled; do not be confused; do not be fooled. He is not giving his life. We are taking his life. This is not his gift to God, it's his debt to society. He will not now and will not ever be a martyr. He is a criminal, a cold-blooded murderer. On 5 November he did not leave this earth, he remained to pay a price. To pay a debt. The debt he owes is his life," Mulligan said.

Yeah, you tell 'em. Just because he wants to die doesn't mean we shouldn't also want him to die.

And by the way: A looootttt of tough guys have broken down crying and begging as they're led to the gas chamber.

We'll see how this fat, soft, unqualified man promoted in academic circles due to Affirmative Action winds up handling the actual End of Things.


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