Will obama do the unthinkable?

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    Would you still support him if he did?

    Spencer said that whether the soldiers end up being turned over to the Afghan government or face court-martial, either decision would set a dangerous precedent.

    “It would be unconscionable either way,” he said. “If they turn them over to the Afghan government for trial then we are endorsing the applicability of Shariah law to non-Muslims in the U.S. military. If they court-martial them then they are adopting those norms as part of the UCMJ. Either way it’s frightening.”

    Lopez said that while U.S. officials have made large concessions to appease Muslims, turning the soldiers over to face trial would be over the line.

    “If they were to allow our soldiers to be tried under a legal system that calls for the death penalty for destroying a Quran, that would be unthinkable,” she said.

    She said that the silence on the part of U.S. officials has the potential to cause real damage to the morale of troops.
     
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    What would they be charged with?
     
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    Doing their job. Meritoriously.
     
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    No way in hell does Obama do this, he could kiss his chances for re-election good bye for sure. The sooner we're out of that shithole the better.
     
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    So to all you limp-wristed, new castrony Obama supporters........

    .....the Death Penalty is out of the question, except for burning the Quran?
     
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    IF the President does/allows this, this story better get legs.
    This decision should lead to the Commander in Chief being charged with treason.
    Never happen though.
     
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    This is just paranoid speculation. At least, it better be. Any Administration who would take such a step would be in for a very unpleasant backlash.
     
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