There’s an emerging theme circulating in some precincts that those protesting the conditions of Manning’s detention are somehow acting improperly because they ignore — and even implicitly endorse — all the other cases of prisoners in the U.S. being held in prolonged isolation. This claim was first concocted by James Ridgeway and Jean Casella
I could spend all day advocating for various people, but I wouldn’t have any time for pointing out that wankery of this order is so much like this,
All Americans were legitimate targets, too, we thought, because in their inaction or ignorance they were complicit with the war crimes.
Update: I think we need to repeal Atrios too.