Let Hasan live, labor
After killing 13 people and wounding 32, Maj. Nidal Hasan manhandled our military court and got the death penalty he wanted in the first place. Why did we accommodate him? A quick death for Hassan is not punishment. Let’s reverse this decision. Let’s punish him. Let him live, but not to idle away in a cell writing his memoirs and watching TV. Put him to work from dawn to dusk cleaning our highways with one of those sticks with a nail at the end so he can stab trash from his wheelchair. Keep him alive. Let the big rigs roar by within three feet of him in a cloud of grit. Let motorists honk at him and flip him the bird. Work him. Punish him. He deserves it. Don’t let him win this last round.
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