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  •  Try them here if we must, but not in The Hague. (1+ / 0-)
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    commonmass

    That sets up a very dangerous precedent no President wants to cross.  I remember an episode of West Wing where the Bartlet Administration was thinking of doing the same thing to some guy.  Someone who Leo served with came to him and pointed out that a mission Leo flew in Viet Nam was technically a war crime and that Leo himself could be eligible to stand trial in The Hague.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Thu May 23, 2013 at 02:04:53 PM PDT

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