The new secretary of Florida’s Department of Corrections went before the state Senate’s Criminal Justice Committee and went off-message. It’s about time somebody did. Julie Jones told lawmakers last week the inconvenient truth that the prison system is in deep trouble.
With the world transfixed by the horrible rampage in France, it is more necessary than ever for the United States to take a stand against terrorism. The most effective way to do that in one stroke is by closing the military prison at Guantánamo.