— Drew McCoy (@_Drew_McCoy_) January 17, 2017
President Obama is catching a lot of well deserved heat for his decision to commute most of traitor Chelsea Manning’s remaining sentence. But maybe we just don’t understand that the president had a really, really good reason to do it:
WH official: “The president continues to believe [Manning’s] actions were criminal and not good for the country,” but she expressed regret
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) January 17, 2017
White House commutes Wikileaker Chelsea Manning's sentence, saying: She accepted responsibility, expressed remorse, and served time.
— Michelle Kosinski (@MKosinskiCNN) January 17, 2017
— Brian Ries (@moneyries) January 17, 2017
Got that? Manning is totes sorry that she jeopardized national security and got people killed. And she pinky-swears she’ll never, ever do it again. Hasn’t she suffered enough???
"About that whole releasing 750,000 sensitive documents… My bad!" https://t.co/6SyBnHZGB0
— jon gabriel (@exjon) January 17, 2017
Brad Manning regrets…..getting caught.
— Melissa Mackenzie 🌐 (@MelissaTweets) January 17, 2017
On these grounds half the people currently in prison deserve commutation. Why aren't they getting out as well? https://t.co/5gjj4xBCIc
— Noah Pollak (@NoahPollak) January 17, 2017
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets and text.