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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Unfair Comparison

Amnesty International declared the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay "the gulag of our time" for the alleged mistreatment of prisoners and aggressive interrogation techniques that have come under fire in recent weeks. I mean, it's EXACTLY the same, isn't it? Oh, except for the thousands upon thousands of prisoners that died in the Gulag.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm just grateful they are not comparing it to a concentration camp (l'havdil). It drives me mad every time someone who does anything slightly objectionable is refered to as a Nazi. Maybe that is why I'm so edgy so much of the time....

8:50 AM  
Blogger and so it shall be... said...

As accurate as Gaza residents who compare the misguided policies of the Sharon government to practices of the Nazi regime

9:55 AM  
Blogger and so it shall be... said...

Shifra -- i totally didn't realize you were making almost the exact point. (look before you leap, I guess)

9:56 AM  
Blogger Shifra said...

Yep that's what I'm talking about! Examples are always helpful though.

9:58 AM  
Blogger and so it shall be... said...

you have two identities: Shifra and AskShifra.
That's creepy.

10:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's not intentional, getting a blog messed me up.
I'm still adjusting.

Is this better?

10:26 AM  
Blogger Air Time said...

i thought shifra and ask shifra were two different people

10:56 AM  
Blogger and so it shall be... said...

why bother, Use both names and have elaborate arguments with each other. It makes for good blogging. Why do you think I created DovBea...ooops.

12:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So Ms. Zubaida Khan wants to compare Guantanamo to GULag. Why not look at prisons in moslem countries? Oh wait, she is a moslem.

4:33 PM  
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