And the talking heads are saying how good it is that he is alive, as it will provide an opportunity for him to be questioned about why he did this. Jihad? Pah! “Army: Ft. Hood suspect still alive,” from WISH, November 5:
KILLEEN, Texas (KXAN/AP/MSNBC) – Major Malik Nidal Hasan, accused of killing 12 and wounding 31 in an attack at Fort Hood on Thursday, is alive and in stable condition, Lt. Gen. Bob Cone said at an 8:30 p.m. news conference.
Counter to initial reports, the 39-year-old psychiatrist – who was thought to be killed by local police – is hospitalized and not expected to die of gunshots sustained during the 1:30 p.m. attack. The local police officer who allegedly shot Hasan and injured him is in the hospital also in stable condition.
Cone also told reporters that Hasan was carrying one handgun and one semi-automatic weapon. But the fact that there were so many injured, apparently by one man, “counter-intuitively is concern,” Cone said – spurring officials to continue their investigation to make sure they haven’t missed any other shooters. Two soldiers were questioned earlier in the day and then released, determined not to have been involved, officials said….