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To: Sergeant Tim
From the article:
"Ms. Burlingame is an attorney who has followed closely the legal aspects of the terrorism cases, and her detailed, probing questions were met with stammers, stares, ...
The teleprompter must have been out-of-order.
4 posted on 02/12/2009 5:59:08 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring
It bears repeating:

"Debra Burlingame, sister of Charles Burlingame III, the pilot of American Airlines Flight 77......

"Her impression was that President Obama was saying the right words in general, but when it came to specifics he was uncertain, uninformed, and sometimes just plain mistaken. Ms. Burlingame is an attorney who has followed closely the legal aspects of the terrorism cases, and her detailed, probing questions were met with stammers, stares, and statements that betrayed an understanding of the law that was, she said, "flat out wrong."

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What disturbs me is that the general public is utterly ignorant of WHY these guys were sent to Gitmo. The stock answer is that "so they could be tortured." If you ask "what was the stated reason given by the Bush administration?", you get a blank stare....from law students!

10 posted on 02/12/2009 6:52:45 AM PST by cookcounty (President Barack Hoover Obama needs a few history lessons.)
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