Some prisoners are paraded naked by renegade MPs, who are promptly prosecuted and their superiors canned, and that’s what’s got you all worked up, Ms. Goodman?Really! How could you, Mrs. Dick?
True enough, however, if what you mean by "canned" is "awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom" like Gen. Richard B. Myers, or perhaps "appointed for life to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit" like Jay S. Bybee.*
"This is op-ed. Not journalism," quips a commenter.
And that's in defense of McIlheran.
* The notorious Bybee Memo arguably sweeps within its "mental suffering" ambit the forced reading of Mr. McIlheran's blog posts.