by Christopher W. Holton
We would do well to recognize that Jihadis are not “criminals.”
They can’t be expected to abandon their way of life like a crook or street thug after spending some time in prison.
Here we have an example of an 18-year old in South Carolina who was just apprehended trying to board a plan to join the Islamic State. Not long ago, as a juvenile, a judge let him skirt a terrorism charge and then skate on a weapons plea.
In other words, a state judge in South Carolina went easy on a known Jihadi just because he happened to be young. Perhaps that judge should talk to some of our returning vets from the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan to find out more about teen-age Jihadis…
Alleged ISIS Recruit Paroled in Case With Terror Link
A South Carolina teenager was charged Friday with trying to hop a plane to join ISIS overseas — less than a year after he was paroled in another case with terrorism overtones.