Leave it to Donald Trump to link the simmering controversy over President Obama’s health care law to the Boston Marathon bombings.
Mr. Trump — the real estate tycoon, reality-show host and self-appointed commenter on, well, everything — unleashed a torrent of comments on his Twitter account when authorities found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev bleeding and hiding in a boat in suburban Boston on Friday evening.
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“Get ALL the info, then quick trial, then death penalty for the Boston killer of innocent children and people! Do not be kind,” Mr. Trump exclaimed online.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s older brother and alleged accomplice, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died in a shootout with police late Thursday, so officials are waiting for the surviving 19-year-old to regain his strength at the hospital before they ask him a series of vital questions about the bombings that killed three and injured nearly 200. The brothers are also accused of killing an MIT campus police officer.
Mr. Trump, though, had this question: “Is the Boston killer eligible for Obama Care to bring him back to health?”