Roger Kimball’s modest proposal

Roger Kimball seeks to introdue the reality principle to the discussion of the Gonzo Gitmo Charade: “It’s always worse than you think, Koran handling Dept.” Kimball writes:

By all means, let us treat prisoners with the dignity and respect they lack in their own lives. Let us not besmirch or ridicule the Koran. But let us also preserve some rudimentary contact with reality. These people are terrorists and suspected terrorists. Many–probably most–of them have dedicated their lives to slaughtering innocent Westerners, inspired, note well, by the very document our soldiers are enjoined to handle as a