Saturday, January 12, 2013

"I want him to be free."

President Morsi of Egypt hopes to come to the U.S. to visit President Obama before the end of March. One of his hopes is that Obama will free the blind sheik, Abdul Rahman. From Moonbattery,

Morsi told CNN in an interview aired Monday that he was hoping to travel to the United States before the end of March 2013, and he planned to raise the case of Omar Abdul Rahman, serving a life sentence in a US prison. … Morsi repeated his view of the blind sheikh saying: “I want him to be free.” For those who don’t remember the Religion of Peace’s first attempt to bring down the World Trade Center,

Abdul Rahman, the spiritual leader of the radical Jamaa Islamiya group, was convicted in 1995 for his role in the attack, in which six people were killed and hundreds injured when a truck bomb was detonated in the building’s garage.

Although the infamous Blind Sheikh didn’t manage to destroy the towers, he set an example that Al Qaeda followed more successfully. He also plotted to blow up the Lincoln and Holland tunnels, the George Washington Bridge, and a federal building housing the FBI.

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