Yglesias

A Revealing Reply

CREDIT:

Here an exchange I had earlier today:

This kind of thing makes me slightly hopeful about America. Bradley Manning, of course, hasn’t had a trial. But it’s obvious that many of the people who think they favor what’s being done to him don’t actually realize this. They take it for granted that in the United States of America punishment is for people who’ve been put on trial and convicted of crimes.