Presidential Candidate Argues Against Assassinating Osama Bin Laden…During 9/11 Ceremony

Posted at 10:45 am on September 12, 2016 by Twitchy Staff

During her first campaign appearance in Iowa, Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein told a rally of 150 that she wouldn’t have assassinated Osama Bin Laden on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

No, really.

“I think assassinations … they’re against international law to start with and to that effect, I think I would not have assassinated Osama bin Laden but would have captured him and brought him to trial,” Stein said.

“What we should have done is declare this a crime against humanity and pursued it, pursued the attackers and gotten the intelligence about who was behind this,” she said.

And you thought Gary Johnson’s “Aleppo” gaffe was bad.

Twitter points out that this isn’t the first time Stein has made controversial remarks about 9/11: