We should attend to what other countries do and think – just as they should be looking at us. Nobody’s too dumb to teach or too smart to learn, whatever Justices Thomas and Scalia may say. As antidotes to “exceptionalism,” consider the burqa — and consider Roman Polanski.
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This effort to try to extradite Roman Polanski seems like a bad idea. However bad what the Polanski of 1977 did may be, you cannot punish him. He no longer exists, worn away by half a lifetime of subsequent experiences and choices. Moreover, at least one of the traditional reasons for imprisoning people, to […]