Here's an excellent column by Joe Fitzgerald about today's death sentence: Lives of the victims trump that of a terrorist.
"The worth of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s evil life is not what matters today.
The question is, what was Martin Richard’s life worth?
What was Lingzi Lu’s life worth?
What was Krystle Campbell’s life worth?
What was MIT Officer Sean Collier’s life worth?
do you place a value on all that will not happen in the futures that
were taken from them by this Muslim madman who thought he’d endear
himself to Allah by indiscriminately slaughtering innocent bystanders?
do you determine the worth of marriages and careers and personal
accomplishments that will never take place in those beautiful lives
ruthlessly sacrificed to someone else’s toxic interpretation of his
Innocent people were killed and maimed. Tsarnaev will just get a needle. You tell me which is more cruel and unusual!