Maybe it is the pastor in me, but something bothers me with the way Moarmmar Khadafy and his son died. Don’t get me wrong, the world is a better place without this terrorist loving dictator and his evil spawn. But after being on the run for a couple of months, he was captured by the opposition. They arrested him as he hid in a drainage pipe. Video shows him bloodied, but walking around. A newly released video show him as he’s asking his jailers if they knew right from wrong (as if he did).
But a short time later, he was dead. Shot in the head.
His son was shown also in another video drinking water and smoking a cigarette, also covered in blood.
And a short time later, he was dead. Shot in the neck.
I don’t mourn their deaths. But I mourn the loss of the rule of law in a country so desperately in need of it. Libya is like the stories we’ve all heard about the Wild West where the law was settled at the pulling of a trigger.
When American soldiers captured Sadaam Hussein, we didn’t kill him. Instead, we handed him over the Iraqis who, after putting him on trial, condemned him to death.
When American soldiers found out where Osama Bin Laden was, they shot him because he had a gun pointed at them. After he died, America even gave this murderous thug a proper Muslim burial at sea. And even after people urged the Obama Administration to release photos to prove Bin Laden was dead, they didn’t. America showed this evil creature more respect than he ever showed us.
And in Libya with Khadafy and his son? Videos and pictures are all over the internet and on the news. We see people kicking and punching Khadafy as he’s dragged away alive; and after he was dead, the kicking continued. To me, it was senseless.
For all the complaints about America from countries and people all around the world, I stand proud knowing that my country not only believes in the rule of law but also tries to show a little bit of mercy to evil creatures like Bin Laden and Hussein. God have mercy on us all.