AG Eric Holder testified that Osama bin Laden “Was not a Muslim leader,” this morning before the House Judiciary Committee, echoing President Barack Obama’s remarks Sunday evening while announcing the al Qaeda leader had been killed by U.S. Navy SEALs.
If that is true, then why did bin Laden receive a a 40-minute sea burial in line with Muslim traditions? Debra Burlingame asked that question this morning on WMAL radio. She added, “Why are we going to give him that kind of respect? Since when does the U.S. military engage in religious care for the body of someone they’ve killed essentially on the battlefield? … The Obama administration needs to get their act together on their political correctness gone wild in terms of Muslim outreach.” Listen to the whole thing: