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GOP Lawmakers: Tsarnaev is a “Good Candidate for Enemy Combatant Status”

RGR2424 Wrote: Apr 20, 2013 5:56 PM
But, of course, cons like Giuliani are just shocked, mind you, shocked! that anyone could hate America for the simpleminded support of the Chechnyan cause.

So what’s next for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? President Obama declared the Boston Marathon bombings an “act of terrorism” but seems keen on granting Tsarnaev a civilian criminal trial. Others, including Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain think he should be held as a potential enemy combatant, which would deny him a court-appointed attorney, among other rights, under the ‘law of war’. The case for the former, via Ken Klukowski:

 According to reports, Tsarnaev became a U.S. citizen in Sept. 2012. He was captured on U.S. soil by federal law enforcement officers (not military). This was not a battlefield setting,...