Monday, 2 April 2007

The Hicks Farce

Andrew Sullivan nails it with his summary of the David Hicks plea and sentence:

If you think this was in any way a legitimate court process, you're smoking something even George Michael would pay a lot of money for. It was a political deal, revealing the circus that the alleged Gitmo court system really is. For good measure, Hicks has a gag-order imposed so that he will not be able to speak of his alleged torture and abuse until after Howard faces re-election. Yes, we live in a banana republic. It certainly isn't a country ruled by law. It is ruled by one man and his accomplice.

That's Cheney, and his junior accomplice Bush.

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