Although we wanted death. This shows me that in subtle ways the terrorists methods are changing us — the jury here probably had in the back of their mind “but if we kill him as he wants then that’s another martyr for Islam….” That’s fear talking.
On the way home, a local radio talk show host, Jerry Agar, broadcast my thoughts pretty well…. He paraphrased a quote that General Norman Schwarzkoff had given to a reporter who asked “What do you do if someone attacks who wants to die?”
Â Stormin Norman replied something to the effect of
Â Â Â Â “You help him get there as fast as you can.”