The whole arrangement stinks, this was a quid pro quo deal made between the two libs, liberal Labour and the Libyans, over oil contracts, pure and simple. Spinning it any other way just compounds the gross tomfoolery and injustice of it all. KGS
NOTE: Obama may speak publically about his disgust over it all, but deep down he could care less.
[Correspondence obtained by The Sunday Times reveals the Obama administration considered compassionate release more palatable than locking up Abdel Baset al-Megrahi in a Libyan prison.]
Daily Mail:The Government is now facing demands to explain why the Libyans had been given the ‘red carpet treatment’ as Mr Cameron was trying to appease the U.S. president over the controversial release last August of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.
Cancer-stricken Megrahi was supposedly three months from death when he was freed by Scottish ministers on ‘ compassionate’ grounds. But he has since made an extraordinary recovery and his life is no longer in imminent danger.