Quote of the Day: Pentagon Says Pentagon Treating Manning Just Fine

From Barack Obama, on the abusive treatment being meted out to Bradley Manning, the accused WikiLeaks leaker, in the Quantico brig:

Well, OK then! As long as the Pentagon says so, I guess 23-hour solitary confinement, forced nudity at night and during inspections, repeated awakening at night, and leg shackles during all visits is perfectly fine for a person who hasn’t actually been convicted of anything yet. I’m so relieved.

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