Chomsky's take on the assassination of OBL

Chomsky Is At It AgainAccording to Noam Chomsky, assassinating OBL is like an Iraqi commando unit storming the Bush compound and plugging the former president. Actually, since Bush is a bigger terrorist than OBL, there is more justification for the latter than the former. Moreover, by the Bush Doctrine whereby “societies that harbor terrorists are as guilty as the terrorists themselves and should be treated accordingly," it follows it would be justifiable to invade and destroy the US and “ murder its criminal president.” Is Chomsky referring to President Obama? There is no mention of Obama in his article. It seems Chomsky is still fixated on Bush to the point that it requires an effort on his part to see Obama as president. If assassinating OBL is a criminal act and would justify corresponding retaliation, Chomsky is maintaining that the assassination of Obama is justifiable. Murder the "criminal president" Obama? Chomsky might be getting a visit from his...(Read Full Post)