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Last Will of suicide: vote for Obama

July 29 2008

Presidential election campaign in the United States does not leave indifferent even sentenced to death by criminals.

December 10, 1988 Dale Bishop, along with his friend Jesse Johnson scored to death with a hammer Marcus Gentry, who was accused of informing on Johnson's brother to the police. Grimaces of justice: the initiator fights Jesse Johnson was sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Dale Bishop is that, as we are assured by his lawyers, but kept the victim's hands, was sentenced to death. However, as noted by the American edition, Bishop was himself to blame. He fully admitted guilt, waived his right to a jury verdict and instructed his lawyer not to present any mitigating evidence. Bishop apologized to his family dead. "Mark was my friend ...", - he said.

Lawyers struggling fought for the right of his client to life. We talked about the fact that their client suffers from mental illness, that he grew up in poverty, it consistently beat his alcoholic father, that in 4 years the boy had shown signs of mental illness and even wanted to put in the hospital, but the family did not find the money to pay for treatment, etc. But to change the original sentence has already failed.

Before the execution ordered the Bishop to his last in this life dinner pineapple, pizza, cherries, ice cream and four beers. And then, unexpectedly, made a political statement. Sentenced to repent their deeds, and all opponents of the death penalty urged to vote for U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama from Democrats, who, according to Bishop, is doing everything possible to end this practice.

"God Bless America" - were his final words.

Bishop fastened to a chair with leather straps, introduced into the veins of two tubes in which the body of the unfortunate gushed deadly mortar, his body still shook several times in the convulsions, but after 10 minutes it was all over. Another supporter of the black candidate has dropped.

But, having lost one vote, Barack Obama can get millions of others. The U.S. has long been an active campaign is to abolish the death penalty, which collects under its banner, more and more supporters.

In general, Barack Obama during the election campaign shows a surprising loyalty to literally everyone and everything. Vote "for unmarried women and Jews, gays and lesbians, members of religious denominations themselves hoarse arguing about that - Obama is a Christian or a Muslim, but without reaching a consensus eventually find its own. Truzhno say whose sympathies are not gained even a black candidate. But before voting day, far away, so that Barack Obama has not just become another author of the loud sensation.

Arina Semenova


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