First, the concerns of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other local government officials should be taken seriously. The mayor’s concerns, raised earlier this week in a departure from his initial views, focused on the costs associated with the trial....Certainly, New Yorkers should not have to bear the anticipated costs of such a trial. Having endured so much, New Yorkers should neither have to pay dearly for justice, nor be denied it. A country that will spent hundreds of billions of dollars fighting terrorism with guns can surely afford to pay the relatively small cost of fighting terrorism with Justice.
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