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Texas Tech Student Gets Life Sentence For Plot to Bomb George W. Bush’s Preston Hollow Home

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari was sentenced to life in prison today in Amarillo, for the attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, the Associated Press reports.

Prosecutors say Aldawsari had collected bomb-making materials and researched possible targets, including former President George W. Bush’s Preston Hollow home. He was convicted of the crime in June.

Best line:

Investigators say Aldawsari’s goal was to carry out jihad, though his attorneys claimed he was a harmless failure who never came close to attacking anyone.

When your own attorneys are sonning you, it’s probably time to find a new calling.