Monday, May 08, 2006

Moussaoui: Real Criminal or Real Nut?

Convicted 9/11 conspirator, Zacarias Moussaoui now wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

This is the strangest case that I've never kept up with. Mostly because the government tends to put on show trials to make the public think that they are actually accomplishing something in the war on terror.

As for Moussaoui, has this guy even committed a criminal act? I'm sure he would like to and he probably needs to be under close surveillance, but has he actually done anything?

According to the Associated Press, three
jurors decided Moussaoui had only limited knowledge of the September 11 plot,
and three described his role in the attacks as minor, if he had any role at all.

First he says he had nothing to do with 9/11, then he pleads guilty and claims to be right in the big middle of it, and now he's recanted and once again says he had nothing to do with it.

I think the government rushed into another show trial without really finding out what was going on with Moussaoui. And just how much did we spend to let a wannabe terrorist live out his fantasies?

1 comment:

  1. Really. I feel sorry for this guy. He is crazy no doubt, but what a ridiculous trial.The evidence showed that he may have known about a plot that he didn't tell about. Hmm. Our administration got a warning about planes being used to attack the US by Bin Laden. They did not utilized this information to protect us.


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