"My mental state these past few days: 1. The Abu Ghraib "scandal": Good. Kick one for me. But bad discipline in the military (taking the pictures, I mean). Let's have a couple of courts martial for appearance's sake. Maximum sentence: 30 days CB." - John Derbyshire, May 9, rejoicing in the torturing and murder of Iraqi prisoners.What is so telling about this quote is that Derbyshire admits that these thoughts had been gelling for a few days before he published them to the world. And has far as I know, he never expressed any regret.
Thursday, December 30, 2004
Andrew Sullivan has up his most indefensible quotes of the year. Here is just one.