A refusal to share information has been part of the Washington scene far longer than the current moment.
Though, at this moment,
Men are screaming in prisons,
There are jazzmen raising storms
Of sensuous celebration
He didn’t have time to complete the letter
which he was composing in his head,
as the flames were beginning to engulf his body
If one administration can get away with confining detainees in coffinlike boxes and torturing them in myriad other ways, why shouldn’t a later one go unpunished for, to take but one example, putting migrant children in cages?
I don’t know what I’ve done
but I’m guilty.
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