In a less politically correct century, a humane commander would have invited the women and children to leave Fallujah prior to leveling the city and putting all of its adult male inhabitants to the sword for the atrocities committed upon four American civilian contractors who were ambushed while delivering food, dragged from their vehicle, beaten, and burned to death, after which their mutilated bodies were displayed as trophies on the side of a highway bridge over the Euphrates.
Today, as Fox News reports, we arrest and try Navy seals for roughly handling the organizer of the atrocity.
Ahmed Hashim Abed, whom the military code-named “Objective Amber,” told investigators he was punched by his captors â€” and he had the bloody lip to prove it.
Michael Goldfarb is rightly disgusted.
They could’ve executed him in the desert and left him in a shallow grave for all I care…
A fat lip? That’s enough to get you rough military justice from the Obama administration, but blow up the World Trade Center and you get all the due process rights of the civilian criminal justice system. Sounds fair, right?