May 042011

by Terry O’Neill

FACE TO FACE: Is ‘getting tough on crime’ a useful approach for our country?

My colleague on the other side of the page has developed the habit of bashing, blaming or otherwise bandying about the name of the United States as a way of adding some gravity to his arguments.

He’s aware of his overuse of the references but will undoubtedly have had to wage an epic battle with his inner Maude Barlow to dissuade himself from dragging the U.S. into today’s debate about the Conservative party’s law-and-order agenda, which leftists throughout our country regularly denounce as being “American-style.” Here’s hoping he has been able to bring something fresh to the Face to Face table…

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