Moussaoui - Aint so Tough Now, Huh?
Moussaoui Pleads Guilty in Terror Plot
By Jerry Markon, Washington Post Staff Writer
Zacarias Moussaoui pleaded guilty yesterday to taking part in a broad al Qaeda conspiracy that resulted in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, saying Osama bin Laden personally instructed him to fly an airplane into the White House...
The balding, bearded Moussaoui, 36, dressed in a green Alexandria jail jumpsuit, blasted his attorneys, calling one of them a "Judas," and said he expects "no leniency from the American" when his case comes to the sentencing phase. As he was being led from the courtroom by a team of security officers, he shouted in a thick accent, "Lord! God curse America!"
(The brave warrior of Allah, right? Read on Ed.)
Moussaoui, while indicating that he had initially asked for a sentence of death, yesterday vowed to fight to save his life.
"I have significantly changed my position following the advice I receive from you," he told Brinkema. "I will not apply for death. . . . No, Moussaoui will fight every inch against the death penalty."
Ah, not so quick to face up now that the gavel is coming down, eh? There is further talk of taking him to Germany to testify against a Moroccan who was released due to a lack of evidence. Clearing your throat to start singing like a bird...
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