Let ’em eat cake

Or at least Twinkies and Zingers

Posted: May 4, 2012 at 4:03 a.m.

THERE ARE those among usand they’re a loud bunch—who think prisons and jails are much too easy on the guests of the state who reside there, that the Big House should serve bread and water at each meal. And only bread and water. That prisoners should be kept busy making little rocks out of big ones, and any who show promise should be cured of it by just shoveling asphalt onto roads day after monotonous day. The hotter the day, the better. Bring back the chain gang! Or just put ’em all on an island and give ’em seeds. That’ll larn ’em.

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Editorial, Pages 14 on 05/04/2012