The parents of American-born Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh on Wednesday pleaded with President George W. Bush to set their son free before he leaves office next month.At a news conference in San Francisco, Lindh's mother Marilyn Walker asked the president to show mercy during the Christmas season by commuting her son's sentence.
"John made a mistake in joining the Taliban," she said.
It is funny to see these Marin County liberals - who prior to this I am sure had plenty of negative things to say about George Bush - now ask for clemency for their son, who simply "made a mistake."
Yes, and mistakes have consequences. Someone cue this song for Mrs. Walker: