Whitewashing Libya

Fifteen years ago, Susan Cohen’s daughter was killed in the Lockerbie aiplane bombing which was supported by the newly re-Christened dictator Qaddafi. The movements to lift sanctions and bring him back into the world oil game has her cutting to the chase: (on Democracy Now)

We are giving up a possible $6 million [in a victims’s families settlement] because there is no way that the families should be rewarded for that. That is simply blackmail. It shows you what Qaddafi really is. What would that do except buy our silence?

Do you know what I’m talking about when I say that my innocent only child got on an airplane, studying abroad, and was blown out of the sky?

Now you ask yourself about the man who did this.