Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Quote of the day

"If [captured US soldier] Bergdahl left his post, the usual punishment (even in war time) is not execution and we tend to insist on a trial before any punishment occurs. That is what distinguishes us from the enemy — and certain Fox News analysts." - Johnathan Turley, responding to Fox News Analyst Lt. Col. Ralph Peters' suggestion that the Taliban could do the United States a favor and go ahead and kill Bergdahl

This is the same Peters who has argued that the US military should ignore laws of war and kill journalists and that the persons held at Gitmo should be killed because because "they aren't human any more."

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