The hearing ensued in confusion, as the attorneys and judge argued over what the law is, who's required to explain it to the defendant and how bin Attash can inform the judge why he wants a new lawyer. Underlying the entire discussion was a sense that no one in the room knows all the relevant facts.
As one of the first people to be blamed for 9/11 by a politician, I have some thoughts on the implications of Donald Trump playing the same blame game to fuel his presidential ambitions. Blaming Bush for the attacks may play well in the media and appeal to some in the public, but it's not leadership.
The perceived personality battle of the two Hillarys may be more real that many of us would like to believe. It is indicative of the leadership corner many female officials get painted into--in order to succeed politically women are forced to take-on masculine characteristics to survive in the political battlefield.