Tuesday, June 20, 2006

From Kaberle to Guantanamo

I know some of my friends aren't big on the Economist. But while I don't always agree with its stances, I respect its sober take on things, its tendency to avoid hysteria.

The current issue features an obituary of one of the Guantanamo suicides, and it's a perfect example. Restrained yet angry, and because of its calm tone, a more powerful call for the prison to be closed.

Then from a friend, trading sobriety for humor -- Stephen Colbert and Formidable Opponent on the prison. Same message, different tone.

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