Friday, September 17, 2010
007 AGAINST DEATH PENALTY
9.17.2010 by Winsip Custer WPC News Service
Actor Sean Connery, legendary for his role as James Bond, Agent 007, has joined the Scottish Society of Anti-Death Penalty Advocates, the largest anti-capital punishment organization in Europe. According to Angie Shillingsworth, spokesperson for the SSADPA, "Mr. Connery's announcement to join us comes on the heels of another celebrity who has taken a stand against the death penalty, Pierce Brosnan."
"There was a time when I didn't give any thought to playing a character with a license to kill," said Connery. "My wife and I disagreed over the death penalty for years and finally, in the end, she revoked my license," he said as he laughingly sipped a glass of Scotch and crossed his kilt-clad legs.
The "Black Mamba", the self-confessed CIA hit man who participated in the attempted assassination of Castro as well as other successful "executive actions" in Central and South America, said of Connery and Brosnan's announcements "if these men are going to go all wishy washy on us, then you might as well go all the way. Murderers should not be put to death for killing someone. They should be incarcerated, sure, but not killed. I'm in favor of a lesser charge of "killing without a license" which should carry fifteen to twenty," he said. "I have joined the Los Angeles based RDPSF, Reduce Death Penalty Sentences Fellowship. If a government can kill with a license, the equivalent of a get out jail free card, then its citizens who happen to do so without a license should not be held to a significantly different standard," said the "Black Mamba" from poolside at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel who said his favorite cocktail, stirred and not shaken, is a White Russian.