Ed Driscoll

America's Other Prison Scandal

Ezra Klein writes:

We spend a fair amount of time talking about detainee treatment and Guantanamo. But there is no greater, or more common, human rights abuses in America than those occurring in our overcrowded, constantly expanding, jails.

It never seemed to bother California’s former attorney general of course. But then, he had issues of his own to work out. Maybe his successor will do better on this issue, but while it may increase my CO2 emissions, I’m not holding my breath.