Posted by | January 3, 2010 20:17 | Filed under: Top Stories

In criticizing President Obama for wanting Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried in our courts, Senator Joe Lieberman is saying the president is not following the rule of law. (via Polijam)


“That was an act of war. He should be treated as a prisoner of war. He should be held in a military brig. And — and, in fact, he should be questioned now and should have been ever since he was apprehended for intelligence that could help us stop the next attack or get the people in Yemen who directed him to do what he did, so, yes, we — we should follow the rule of law, but the rule of law that is relevant here is the rule of the law of war.”

 

Appearing on “This Week,” Lieberman also had good words for that nice Gitmo.


“You could not find a better, more humane facility when it comes to a detention center in the world. It seems like a waste to me to take these people to Illinois.”

 

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