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Charles Manson's Attorney

Asks Obama For Help

2/22/2011 8:44 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charles Manson's lawyer has just sent a fax to President Obama, asking for mercy.

Barack Obama and Giovanni Di Stefano
Giovanni Di Stefano -- known as "The Devil's Advocate" -- tells TMZ, he wants the Prez to set Manson free.

Di Stefano -- who has also repped the likes of Saddam Hussein -- says Manson was nothing more than a cult leader, not a murderer -- Manson didn't do the killing.  Di Stefano says at worst, Manson is guilty of telling his followers to "do something witchy" -- never specifying murder.

Di Stefano complains, "Manson has been made out in America to be the Satan of the criminal justice system. He does not deserve the title."

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76.

Puckett    

Someone remind me who is paying for his services? Is there a "Friends of Charles Manson Defense Fund" I haven't heard about?

1153 days ago
77.

Puckett    

Di Stefano complains, "Manson has been made out in America to be the Satan of the criminal justice system. He does not deserve the title."

No he does not Mr. Di Stefano, you deserve that title. That's why the call you "The Devils Advocate" after all.

What a douchebag...

1153 days ago
78.

kristine    

wont happen.
well it could.

we'll find manson strung from a tree shortly after that.

1153 days ago
79.

SunshiningTC    

As far as I'm concerned HITLER didn't kill anyone by his own hands and was the same fella who said that a man with a great mind is far dangerous than a 1000 army soldiers. As to the religious thing if thay want to be purified CRUCIFY both the lawer and the guilty!

1153 days ago
80.

JungleTails com    

Why post another story about that colt leader and the mindless idiots who still follow him? Aside from that, who is Charles Manson?

1153 days ago
81.

MJ is the Greatest of all    

PLEASE DO NOT DO THIS OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I BEG OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1153 days ago
82.

Sonja    

Colt leader.. LMAO!

1153 days ago
83.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

'Oh, ok Chuck! I'll get right on it! No sweat! I've got border problems in the southwest, a revolt in Wisconsin, a Republican House giving me attitude, growing revolutions in the middle east, & declining approval ratings, but I'll take care of your problem. You should be out by the end of the week buddy!'

1153 days ago
84.

Sonja    

Ok serious question... what the hell is Manson doing with his mouth in this picture? Is he sticking out the teenie tiny tip of his tongue or is he sucking in all but the center of his lower lip??

1153 days ago
85.

Doc_F    

I thought Obama already let him out. Best buds and all that...

1153 days ago
86.

dd    

You would think Charlie would be content in there that's been his only home.

1153 days ago
87.

dd    

@29 YOU ARE!

1153 days ago
88.

HarlotO'Hara    

he can go on dumbazz golden voice's reality show...second chances for azzholes.

1153 days ago
89.

Sonja    

I want to know where the Lilo Court Date Tailgate Party is being held!

1153 days ago
90.

??    

If he doesn't deserve the title of Satan what does he deserve. If not for bleeding heart liberals he would be dead already.

1153 days ago
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