The Corner

Krauthammer: ‘I Really Don’t Understand Hysteria’ Over Drones

On Special Report tonight, Charles Krauthammer explained why he was unfazed by the use of drones to kill Americans without a trial. He pointed out that, “thousands of Americans died at Antietam without due process” and “when we stormed the beaches at Normandy on D-Day, and Americans approached a German bunker, I don’t think anyone asked, ‘Is there a German-American here? I want to read you the Miranda rights.’” Unfortunately, the administration’s guidelines “were probably written by someone in the lower quintile of his law-school class” because “they want to pretend that you can only hit an American al-Qaeda operative who is an imminent threat and then define him as a threat out of existence by saying al-Qaeda is continually hatching plots so he’s always an imminent threat.”

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