Obama and KSM running in 2012

Discussion in 'Politics' started by bugscoe, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. KSM to be tried by military commission at Gitmo; Holder set to make announcement today
    April 4, 2011 11:33 AM

    Attorney General Eric Holder today will announce that self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad will be tried in a military commission, CBS News has learned. A source says the commission will be held at the Guantanamo Bay prison.

    Trying Mohammed in a civilian court and closing the Guantanamo prison were once some of the Obama administration's top priorities, but political realities have hamstrung both goals.

    Holder previously announced that Mohammed and four other alleged Sept. 11 plotters would be tried in New York City, but he scrapped that plan in the wake of public consternation.

    In unrelated news, Obama has announced his 2012 campaign!

    Obama Announces Reelection Bid
    By Marc Ambinder
    Monday, April 4, 2011 | 6:17 a.m.

    President Obama opens his reelection campaign on Monday with a familiar cast of consultants; an economy that's improving, sluggishly; wars that he is struggling to extract himself from; and an implacable partisan fight in Congress that might shut down the government by week's end...

  2. Lucrum


    Really? I didn't realize he had ever stopped campaigning.
  3. Tsing Tao

    Tsing Tao