Which is where I turned off the video. ”Delivering justice” - is that what we're calling murder without trial these days? Somehow, the terms “extrajudicial” and “justice” seem a little contradictory to me. A yearly celebration is not exactly what I would think is called for by law-abiding, Constitution-quoting, freedom-loving Americans for putting a bullet in the head of a dying, unarmed man in front of his family and then dumping his corpse in the sea, no matter how notorious.
Of course the press event is for entertainment purposes, and I did later read the transcript of Obama's speech. So let me quote you the funniest part:
Yeah, right...just ask prize-winning journalist Laura Poitras. That's almost as good as his joke at last year's press celebration:
And it got the laughs.