Political discussion and ranting, premised upon the fact that even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Tuesday, May 25, 2004
Razing Abu Ghraib
Now that the decision has been made to tear down Abu Ghraib prison "as a fitting symbol of Iraq's new beginning", what message will the demolition send? A year ago, it might have been the Iraqi equivalent to the storming of the Bastille. A few years from now, though, will that land contain a monument to the nation's liberation from Saddam Hussein, or will it be our prison scandal that is most remembered?