In some ways, this is a predictable rehash of Patterico’s post yesterday, only we are switching out who is being silly this time. I mean the title of Greenwald’s post “The FBI successfully thwarts its own Terrorist plot” tells you most of what it is about, but of course this is done with extra paranoia. For instance, he finds all kinds of paranoid conspiratorial goings on in the fact that the FBI was unable (for technical reasons) to record one encounter with the defendant. And of course you have to love the sheer snottiness of this passage:
That’s why we have what we call “trials” before assuming guilt or even before believing that we know what happened: because the government doesn’t always tell the complete truth, because they often skew reality, because things often look much different once the accused is permitted to present his own facts and subject the government’s claims to scrutiny.
Mmm, get in a good whiff of that there liberal condescension. (Summoning my thickest redneck drawl…) Gee, us bumpkins never heard of this thing called a try-elle—can you tell us, more you sophistercated city guy?
Okay, I will stop that now (and AD, for the record all bad grammar and spelling in the foregoing paragraph was intentional).
It goes on explaining that part of the reason why he turned to jihad was because he was so poor and the mean U.S. government prevented him from obtaining any gainful employment... [...] go read the rest - click the picture
The entire article is nothing but a rehash of Greenwaldo bullshit.
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