“Kill them without a trial. Just a bullet in the head and say goodbye. Why waste taxpayer money?” said Thomas Pland, 70, a truck driver from Astoria, Queens.

“If they want me to do it,” he added, “I will.”

Mike Keane, owner of O’Hara’s Restaurant & Pub a block from Ground Zero, said: “They should have taken care of them in Guantanamo Bay. Hang them there. It would have been quicker and easier.”

But first, he added, “we should waterboard them a little more.”