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Moussaoui bonkers

2006-03-28 00:39:14.313657+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Hey, you know the big bad Al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui? He says he wasn't part of the September 11th attacks:

"I had knowledge that the Twin Towers would be hit," Moussaoui, taking the stand in his own defense, said. "I didn't know the details of this."

Asked by his lawyer why he signed his guilty plea in April as "the 20th hijacker," Moussaoui replied: "Because everybody used to refer to me as the 20th hijacker and it was a bit of fun."

But then he says he was (note that both articles are dateline today):

... Moussaoui testified Monday that he was supposed to hijack a fifth jetliner on Sept. 11, 2001, with would-be shoe bomber Richard Reid and fly it into the White House.

Uhhh... yeah. So he's saying he was involved with another guy who also doesn't fit the profile of the other 19 hijackers, said other guy being a loopy nutcase... While it now seems clear that the U.S. government arrested someone who was dangerous to himself and to others, I'm not at all confident that this is helping anyone dismantle the greater threat.

But I am glad to have him off the streets...

[ related topics: moron Current Events WTC/Pentagon attacks Conspiracy ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-28 00:46:55.681926+00 by: Dan Lyke

Snort: While looking for those articles, I ran across the same commentary with two different headlines: Analysis: Moussaoui Could Harm Own Case and Analysis: Moussaoui May Help His Own Case. Someone needs to smack an editor...