Saturday, 26 December 2009

Prison is for Other People

I don't think so

Those misunderstood financial titans, Madoff and Stanford (Porlock passim), probably didn't enjoy Christmas much this year. Bernie discovered that if you put a sociopath and a psychopath in an enclosed space, it's usually the former that gets the kicking, whilst ex-Sir Allen drummed up tear jerking letters from his family to the court, in an attempt to find a more conducive environment than the downtown Houston Federal Detention Center in which to study seven million documents with "Guilty" written on them.
Victor Scarano, a Houston psychiatrist and lawyer who offers detailed bio-psycho-social-spiritual evaluations, examined Stanford in jail, and concluded “If the present set of circumstances persist, Mr. Stanford's spiraling downhill course will continue to the point where he will suffer further serious physical disorders and, more likely than not, a complete nervous breakdown.”

What does getting soaked feel like?

Bernie's battering, although in itself a widespread prison tradition, is yet another example of individual personal violence being dealt on the rich, odious and famous.
Berlesconi and the Pope, the shoe'd Shrub, John Prescott with an English egg: Rise up The Oppressed, The Exploited and The Downtrodden, and smack the Devil in his eye!

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