So we really did just force the President of a sovereign nation for an unplanned layover in order to search his plane for, let’s be blunt here, an idiot.
And we find nothing.
But we do piss off South America.
Good job, team. Good job.
Unless this guy has the launch codes or something, I can’t see why leaving him alone until we can convince whatever government is putting up with him to give him up isn’t a viable course of action. Or, you know, if you’re going to be evil, at least black bag him in his hotel and smuggle him back to the US.
But no, let’s do a high profile embarrassing operation that will bite us in the butt.
I think we’re about 20 years past due for another Church Commission.