For many Americans, it will never be possible to square the life sentence given convicted Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui with the horrific happenings of that awful day. His vile, anti-American manner only magnified matters.
As it turned out, no chance of parole and 23 hours a day of solitary confinement will have to do.
There was, however, one capital punishment option apparently not considered. Life in prison – in the general population.