It’s become quite clear that in his final days, Obama wants his legacy to be known as ‘the president who fought hardest for CRIMINALS.’
On top of setting financiers of Islamic terrorism from Gitmo free, Obama appears to be shooting for setting a record for pardons and shortened sentences.
As reported by Fox News, “President Obama commuted the vast majority of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified documents, the White House announced Tuesday.
The White House said that Manning is one of 209 inmates whose sentences Obama is shortening. Obama is also pardoning 64 people, including retired Gen. James Cartwright, who was charged with making false statements during a probe into the disclosure of classified information.
Manning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas for leaking classified government and military documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Her sentence is now set to expire May 17, 2017. Manning was known as Bradley Manning at the time of her 2010 arrest, but revealed after being convicted of espionage that she identifies as a woman. Manning accepted responsibility for leaking the material to WikiLeaks to raise public awareness about the effects of war on civilians and has said she was confronting gender dysphoria at the time of the leaks while deployed in Iraq.
Last year Manning tried to commit suicide twice, according to her lawyers. An American Civil Liberties Union attorney that represented Manning, stated that the president’s action “quite literally save Chelsea’s life.” “We are all better off knowing that Chelsea Manning will walk out of prison a free woman, dedicated to making the world a better place and fighting for justice for so many,” Stangio said in a statement.”
How crazy that this will be just one more exhibit in Obama’s presidential library. One thing’s for certain, though, this firmly proves that Barack Obama and the liberal progressive left are COMPLETLY out of touch with the American people.
If Obama believes this disgusting decision will draw some kind of praise, he is utterly delusional. This dictator-like decision made by Obama is appalling at a minimum. As Obama reminded us all, he is president until January 20th, and he will do what he thinks is right. This is so far from being right that it’s barbaric!
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