It’s somewhat understandable that the US doesn’t want to waive diplomatic protection, it’s a slippery slope. If only there was some precedent for a country withdrawing diplomatic immunity from someone involved in car crash, when the host nation requested it?
We’ll send her over with Mark Zuckerberg
This is why, when I drive in the British Isles, the passenger in the front seat is charged with reminding me regularly to stay on the left side of the road, go clockwise in roundabouts, and move to the far lane when turning right. It’s easy to relax and drift to the wrong side. But the one time I side-swiped a parked car, I left a note and paid for the damages.
Do you care at all that the definition of murder is deliberate killing? (Crows notwithstanding in this context.)
And yes, her diplomatic immunity should be revoked.
ETA: Crap, I switched my reply to the original person raising this tangent and neglected to switch the reply addressee. Apologies to Mindy.
I think calling her husband a “diplomat” might be a bit of a stretch…
The pedant in me was bothered by that phrasing as well. Killer is much more accurate than “murderer”, because unfair rich White celebrity privilege aside, there was likely no active intent to end someone’s life in any of those cases.
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