ATLANTA, Sept. 22,
2011, 11:50 a.m.
It is understandable why President Obama would not comment on
Troy Davis' controversial case. It's called politics!
After all, the last time Obama tried to help a black
man who was wrongly accused, his friend, Harvard Professor Henry
Louis Gates, his poll numbers plummeted.
This time, however, a man is dead and many
Kool-Aid drinking Democrats are struggling to explain why the
president would not also come to Davis' rescue.
White House Press secretary Jay Carney issued a statement
saying the president "has worked to ensure accuracy and fairness in
the criminal justice system," and that it is not appropriate for him
"to weigh in on specific cases like this one, which is a state
prosecution." Excuse me, Gates' case, which resulted in a "Beer
Summit" at the White House, was a local case.
In a direct contradiction, the Obama
administration asked for a stay of execution for an illegal
immigrant, Humberto Leal Garcia Jr., by the
state of Texas to no avail back in July, but said nothing about
Obama has even made the case that stopping
state atrocities across the globe in Libya is paramount, but now
says dealing with Davis' execution is off the table? Not even
Kool-Aid drinking Democrats could be that gullible.
Former FBI director William Sessions, a Davis
supporter, wrote, "It is for cases like this that executive clemency
What is even worse, you have Clarence Thomas,
the only black man on the Supreme Court, who clears the way for a
lynching. "The application for stay of execution of sentence of
death presented to Justice (Clarence) Thomas and by him referred to
the Court is denied," the order reads.