posted on May, 9 2011 @ 04:11 AM
The rule of law should apply otherwise we are no better than those who wish to destroy our society.
Unfortunately in this instance you are dealing with Bin Laden, which raises a problem.
You know only too well how people of a certain religious persuasion react when they get upset over caricatures of their most sacred prophet, can you
imagine what would happen worldwide when the ‘followers of Bin Laden’ discovered he was a prisoner?
I don’t know for a fact that there would have been indiscriminate beheadings on a daily basis of if there would have been indiscriminate bombings in
every major city in the west, but I certainly would not be prepared to take the risk. This one could not be taken alive, the danger of serious
repercussions would just have added to his infamy.
“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf”.