Ed Driscoll


ABUSE OF PRISONERS: The New York Times is noticing that prisoners are abused in US jails, as well as in Iraq. As Glenn Reynolds (sounds like he’s feeling better!) writes:

Bill Lockyer doesn’t mind this kind of thing! (Or worse). Neither, apparently, does Eliot Spitzer. This suggests that concern over events in Iraq is overstated, or that concern over prison conditions here is understated. Or maybe both. (Does this mean we should pull out of Pennsylvania?)

Yes. It’s been a quagmire since that incident in 1962 at Faber, and it’s time we cut our losses and admitted the truth.