A U.S. Marine writes an identification number on the forehead of an Iraqi man detained during a search in Haditha, 220 kilometers (140 miles) northwest of Baghdad, Wednesday, May 25, 2005. About 1,000 U.S. Marines, sailors and soldiers encircled Haditha, in the troubled Anbar province, launching the second major operation in this vast western region in less than a month.
I’m sure that Andrew Sullivan finds the very notion of writing on a blindfolded prisoner “gob-smackingly vile.” Where’s the outrage? Where’s the outrage!? It’s like Abu Ghraib all over again! When Teddy Kennedy sees this, he’ll go ballistic.