Innocent Until Proved Dead

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Journalist George Monbiot of the UK Guardian reports on the new extra-constitutional judicial standard of equity under the Obama regime:

“As the process of decision-making remains secret, as the US government refuses even to acknowledge – let alone to document or investigate – the killing by its drones of people who patently had nothing to do with terrorism or any other known crime, miscarriages of justice are not just a risk emerging from the deployment of the president’s kill list. They are an inevitable outcome. Under the Obama doctrine, innocent until proved guilty has mutated to innocent until proved dead.”

12:54 pm on June 8, 2013