Why should we care what Soleimani's future plans were?

President Trump is coming under attack from the media because of confusion (deliberate or otherwise) about whether Qassem Soleimani was planning future attacks.  What the media have failed to explain is why a mass murderer's future plans suddenly matter. When Soleimani was originally killed, the official line was that, in addition to the tens of thousands dead due to the terrorist chief's direct or proxy actions, including more than 600 Americans, Soleimani was planning an imminent attack.  Almost instantly, though, Democrats, especially those in the media, began to challenge just how "imminent" that attack really was.  On Friday, secretary of state Mike Pompeo conceded that Soleimani had planned attacks but that intelligence hadn't placed them on a specific calendar of upcoming events, while defense secretary Mark Esper said the timeline for more attacks was "days." Meanwhile, also on...(Read Full Post)
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