Pledging Gamma Tau Mu Omega: Why Is Anyone Still Using the Torture-Is-a-Fraternity-Prank Argument?

Pledging Gamma Tau Mu Omega: Why Is Anyone Still Using the Torture-Is-a-Fraternity-Prank Argument?

Pledging Gamma Tau Mu Omega: Why Is Anyone Still Using the Torture-Is-a-Fraternity-Prank Argument?

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Nov. 11 2010 3:12 PM

Pledging Gamma Tau Mu Omega: Why Is Anyone Still Using the Torture-Is-a-Fraternity-Prank Argument?

Down in the comments on Dahlia Lithwick's piece about America's

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, someone has dug out the old pro-torture talking point that

is something that "would not be too out of place as part of fraternity hazing."


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You know what else is a normal thing fraternities do?

with red-hot coat hangers. So why aren't we doing that to our captives, too? It's all good, bro.