The only mistake in this cartoon is that the Brexiter should be leaping into the dark!
Ted misses the point. In a US Prison the prisoners have rights! They might even get a trial, and which Republican wants them to have their cases aired in court? Far too much dirty laundry! Soon they could be having their own trial, as war criminals in The Hague.
Americans like seeing themselves as the ‘Good Guys’, fighting evil. The abomination of Guantanamo shows the truth.
But how many of those are the politicians who govern foreign policy?
To paraphrase Arnaud Amalric: “Kill them all and let God sort them out”. Who remembers he was a Cistercian abbot talking about fellow Christians?
Corruption in sport is SO much more important, especially in someone else’s national game!
It’s funny how the National Debt is blamed on jobless people in industrial wastelands rather than richer-than-most-countries corporations like Google & Apple who use multi-nationalism to pay tax nowhere.
You don’t have to be Muslim to be gutless murderers: what about Timothy McVeigh? The IRA? Military drones?
The West is waging war in the Middle East by remote control, having learned that dead G.I.s make bad headlines. We have thrown up walls around ourselves so that only our own disaffected citizens can attack us. Thus our death toll is still less than 0.1% of what we have inflicted.
Who are the cowards? Look at the comments here and judge for yourselves.
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
A Doonesbury from nearly quarter of a century ago:
Punching a police officer is punishable by death? Lynch-law is alive and well in small-town USA, with inadequates hiding behind their guns and badges.