Manning’s lawyer shares anger with supporters

David Coombs, the lawyer representing Bradley Manning gave his first speech in a civilian setting Monday, sharing with supporters of the accused soldier his thoughts about the U.S. military and government’s harsh treatment of his client. Coombs addressed Manning’s supporters gathered in a Unitarian church in Washington and pulled no punches with his criticism.”Brad’s treatment at Quantico will forever be etched into our nation’s history as a disgraceful moment in time,” he said. “Not only was it stupid and counter-productive, it was criminal. An entire group of individuals, who I have no doubt were honorable, chose to turn a blind eye to how he was being treated … They cared about something more: the media impact.”Continue Reading…

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Manning’s lawyer shares anger with supporters

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