May 03, 2007

Unsurprising...

...considering the difficulty so many of their fellow citizens had in marking a ballot. Potential terror jurors cite 9/11 doubts

By CURT ANDERSON
The Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) Many potential jurors in the Jose Padilla terrorism-support case say they aren't sure who directed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks because they don't trust reporters or the federal government.

"There are too many ifs, too many things going on," one male juror said. "I don't know the whole story."

Others say they just don't pay close enough attention to world events to be certain.

"I'm oblivious to that stuff," one prospective female juror said during questioning this week. "I don't watch the news much. I try to avoid it." [...]

The more I read stuff like this, the more I admire the founders of this country for deciding to make it a republic.

Posted by Terry Oglesby at May 3, 2007 02:22 PM
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