FRONT PAGE CONTRIBUTOR
Hostis Humani Generis
Why DON'T we hang pirates anymore?
As they say in the Clint Eastwood movie, Hang ‘em. Hang ‘em high.
I continued to be stunned by the obsession with the rights of the Somali pirates – these “enemies of the human race” (hostis humani generis). They are entitled to a a fair trial, followed by a first class hanging (bonus points if you recognize that movie line).