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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"...a veritable caricature of an al-Qaida
"...the operative who couldn't shoot
"...the only al-Qaida operative inept enough to be
captured before 9/11."
Source: Three of defense attorney Gerald
Zerkin's Keystone Kops-like characterizations of confessed al-Qaeda
operative Zacharias Moussaoui, in closing arguments Monday in the
man's death penalty case. Zerkin pleaded with the jury to not
fulfill Moussaoui's delusional desire to be martyred by giving him
the death penalty -- that life in prison is a more fitting
punishment for his crimes.