by Roger Aronoff August 22, 2013
The Nidal Hasan trial is coming to a close. After the prosecution called 89 witnesses, Hasan, defending himself, called none, and on Wednesday, August 21st, stated three words: “The defense rests.” The judge said that if Hasan had taken the stand, she “would have ordered the jury to disregard any statements he would make to a religiously motivated attack.”
A troubled jihadist who had foresworn his oath to his country embarks on a shooting spree at Fort Hood, killing 13 and wounding 32, allegedly grinning while he guns down military personnel. A woman screams, “my baby, my baby, my baby!” before she dies. “I could see the blood, the crumpled uniforms I assumed were soldiers,” said one eyewitness of the incident.
For the if-it-bleeds-it-leads media, it seems awfully strange how silent the media have been about the story of Major Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter. Now, the Associated Press has dared to print that the motives of this killer—who has fully admitted to shooting the victims—are finally being explored during his trial.
READ MORE: http://www.aim.org/special-report/ft-hood-killer-admits-he-committed-act-of-terrorism/