1. Satire from The Onion
American Voices--Thursday, April 6, 2006
Moussaoui May Be Executed
A federal jury reached the verdict that Zacarias Moussaoui, the alleged 20th Sept. 11 hijacker, is eligible for the death penalty. What do you think?
"Yes! Finally we have somebody to blame for the deaths of thousands and thousands of people. Thank God he wasn't on one of those planes."
"We have to be careful not to turn him into a martyr—or a bionic killing machine. Actually, between the two, we should probably go with martyr."
"Can we put him in a little remote-control plane and crash him into a Vegas casino for demolition? Because that would be some awesome television."
2. Political Cartoonists View The Trial
Ramirez for Investors Business Daily [Anticipating a death verdict]
Mike Keefe for The Denver Post (5-10-06)
Matt Davies for The Journal News (5-5-06)
Toles for the Washington Post