" A Conservative is someone who thinks that nothing should be done for the first time." - unknown
Saturday, December 03, 2005
One negligible shuffle sideways in the war on drugs; one giant leap backwards for mankind
I'd composed many words on the execution of Tuong Van Nguyen. I'd talked about the pointless cruelty of execution, and the huge gift the world would receive if a soul redeemed were born into it. Two thousand words or so in I realized that I just couldn't do it justice, and that the tolling bells meant that he was dead. So I've condensed things down to just 11 words:
Tuong Van Nguyen: another fucking corpse in the name of mankind.