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The Bradley Manning Case and Our Decade of Denial

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Seamus McKiernan

Bradley Manning's long denial of a right to speak in public reminded me of "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas." It's a fictional tale about villagers who enjoy total happiness and bliss as long as they keep quiet about a boy who's locked up in a dark, underground cellar.