Gordon's Notes: A conspiracy for fantasy: MoussaouiToday a jury proved me wrong. We are not pathetic.
...Richard Reid, that sad retarded schizophrenic, was to have been the copilot with Moussaoui. It's the perfect note of mocking hilarity for the musical that will be written about the trial and execution.
Our national state is now passing pathetic.
Seven days of deliberation, and they decided this evil, mentally ill and deluded man (is he lying if he believes his delusions?) did not meet the legal standard for execution. This jury deserves a medal for restoring some honor to America.
Update 5/4/06: Hmm. From what I read of the jury deliberations so far we may not be pathetic, but we are
Three jurors felt his knowledge of the 9/11 plot was limited and three jurors said that if he was involved in the attacks, his role was a minor one.Ahh, yes. That's more like it. Among the jury, there were three rationalists, and that was more than enough. Praise be.
Update 5/4/06: Or not. I give up.