Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Kidnapping Policies

4 peace activists got kidnapped in Iraq. According to the Corner, their organization's website declares:

"CPT does not advocate the use of violent force to save lives of its workers should they be kidnapped, held hostage, or caught in the middle of a conflict situation."

I think a better policy is enunciated by law professor Glenn Reynolds who says that his blog supports the use of violent force to save the blog's workers - namely himself.

If I get kidnapped,
I hope my staff feels free
To slap,
Or shoot,
Or electrocute
Whoever kidnapped me.

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