What Happened to Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

I understand the need to prove to the media that you have a Big Swingin Dick, but erm… what’s the point of trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in civilian court if the president and attorney general declare him guilty before the trial? I don’t think there’s a whole lot of doubt on that issue, but in this country, you’re not guilty until a jury convicts you. And if Obama and Holder aren’t willing to stand by that, this is nothing more than a show trial.

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~ by Benji on 21 November 2009.

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