Just when The Donald was on a streak of being fairly well-behaved, he reverts to form and steps, nay, cannonballs into a big pile of manure.
Later at a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Florida, Mr Trump decried Mr Rahami's treatment for gunshot wounds and his legal representation, which is his constitutional right under the Fifth Amendment.
"But the bad part, now we will give him amazing hospitalization. He will be taken care of by some of the best doctors in the world," Mr Trump said.
"He will be given a fully modern and updated hospital room. And he'll probably even have room service knowing the way our country is."
He suggested that any punishment would be too lenient on Mr Rahami. "What a sad situation," he added.
Being able to execute the guy on the spot, like this classic Vietnam picture, might be simpler, but it isn't how we roll.
At least not yet. We give folks fair trials, even if they don't "deserve" it, just to make sure innocent folks don't get railroaded when the powers that be cast them as deplorable irredeemables.
We also care for such deplorables. We care for everyone, illegal immigrants, suspected criminals, druggies, the whole wretched hive of scum and villainy.
From a Christian perspective, that hive is pronounced "the least of these."
37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
Our bombing suspect is one of Kenobi's scum, but we take care of him until our justice system is done with him. He might not deserve it, but we're all sinners falling short; some falling way shorter, but still a child of God with the flaws that come from being human.