Meghan McCain’s Dirty, Sexy Politics

    Our own Leon Wolf has the definitive review of Meghan McCain’s new book. On June 20, 2002, the United States Supreme Court decreed, in the case of Atkins v. Virginia, that the mildly mentally retarded were categorically exempt from capital punishment, reasoning that fully functional adults of diminished mental capacity were as a matter of law not as culpable for their acts.  Writing eloquently in | Read More »

    Meghan McCain’s Dirty, Sexy Politics

    Our own Leon Wolf has the definitive review of Meghan McCain’s new book. On June 20, 2002, the United States Supreme Court decreed, in the case of Atkins v. Virginia, that the mildly mentally retarded were categorically exempt from capital punishment, reasoning that fully functional adults of diminished mental capacity were as a matter of law not as culpable for their acts.  Writing eloquently in | Read More »