Thursday, May 27, 2010

Cruel And Unusual

The ABC website has just reported that a prisoner in Mobilong prison in South Australia has got himself into trouble for making this gun out of matchsticks, metal bits from around a pencil eraser, one rubber band and paint:

And how was the prisoner punished?  Was he put into solitary confinement?  Waterboarded?  Made to work extra hours in the laundry, despite the ever-present risk of someone evil burning his crafty fingers in the ironing press?  Had his sentence extended?

No.  He has been "banned from any type of craft activity."


1 comment:

  1. Ahhh... I'm sure that warm feeling is reassurance. Makes it all worthwhile doesn't it? Excuse me while I go and grind my teeth.


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