Debra J. Saunders

By Monday, Alagi said that maybe the issue could wait till after the election -- a sop to the NATO nations that bankrolled the rebels' success.

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters, "Presumably, a new, free, democratic Libya would have a different attitude (from Gadhafi's) towards a convicted terrorist." Then again, presumably the United Kingdom and United States would have stuck to a harder attitude -- and not let a man who killed 270 innocent people live his last years in Libyan luxury.

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