You couldn't make this stuff up.
We've got journalists calling for drone strikes on whistleblowers.
Wow, the dismal tide worked pretty fast on that supreme emperor's right-to-kill-at-whim law.
We've gone from evil jihadists in caves in Pakistan to open season around the planet, death-from-the-air to all who oppose the Empire or even report what they are doing.
The Founding Fathers would prescribe treatment as common criminals for all concerned. They left the rule of law behind a long, long time ago. If that is the law they are advocating then Caligula was damn near Perry Mason.