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Response to sabrina 1 (Reply #68)

Sun Mar 3, 2013, 06:17 PM

70. You defend Manning's oath

the same way the right wing defends Col. Lakin's oath.

No matter how right you think he is, he broke the law. You pretend there was no other possible recourse, which is untrue. Just like the Freepers think Lakin was "upholding his oath". He wasn't - he was a cowardly jerk-off, who thought he was above the law.

Manning is not above the law. Nobody has shown that he was trying to uncover a PARTICULAR crime. It's been asked a few times here, and nobody will answer honestly. You wanna yell "WAR CRIMES!"? Well, which particular war crime? And can you argue that every single document he released was related to a particular crime?

No, you cannot. I understand that you agree with his notion that government should be transparent. I don't understand why you think a single private in the military should decide for himself what the government should release.

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