Hasan, who has admitted to killing 13 people at Fort Hood (in fact, he killed 14 people), refrained from calling any defense witnesses this morning.

So, why would he go that route? As his standby attorneys suggested, Hasan hopes to martyr himself with the death penalty:

https://twitter.com/jon_greenlee/status/370195771855220736

https://twitter.com/RightWingNerd/status/370193132291256320

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