Really, truly, annoying.
A memo released on Monday that justified the targeted killing of an American citizen should trouble anyone who values the rule of law and the separation of powers.
The past several days have brought out the absolute worst in flip-flopping hypocrisy over the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, tirelessly chronicled by the likes of Majority FM producer Matt Binder and our own Bob Cesca, as conservatives went from wailing about forgotten hero Bowe Bergdahl to having him shot against a wall with President Obummer. On Thursday morning, though, Joe Scarborough became the One Ring to Rule Them All, the Elvis Presley of Bowe Bergdahl fuckery.
No matter how you examine Abdulrahman Al-Awlaki's death, there's simply no comparison with the tragic shooting death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of a neighborhood-watch vigilante named George Zimmerman. Anyone who conflates these two deaths is either desperate for traffic or simply ignorant of the circumstances of each incident.