Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Lyndie England sentenced.

The Washington Post carries the story of the sentencing of Lyndie England for the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal. Ms. England received three years. The prosecution asked for a harsher sentence. The prosecutor also asked a pointed question:
The prosecution asked the jury for a sentence of four to six years. "I cannot think of another incident that has more tarnished the image of the U.S. Army," Capt. Chris Graveline said. "Who can think of a person who has disgraced the United States Army more?"
emphasis added

I can think of several candidates for that distinction:


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