Current Wisdom

Current Wisdom

By From the May 2013 issue

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The United States military gives Pfc. Bradley Manning his own private accommodations and the silly old editor of The Prog takes offense. What is to be done?:

I salute Private First Class Bradley Manning.

I salute him for withstanding the hideous mistreatment he has faced in the 1,000 days he’s been confined, often in solitary, sometimes naked, enduring sleep and sensory deprivation.

I salute him for being a soldier of conscience who was outraged by what he saw in Iraq, especially by the video of the Apache helicopter attack on two Reuters journalists and that van that came to assist them.

I salute… [blah, blah, blah].
April 2013


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