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Strawberry Fields

“Not cool, guys. Not cool.”

MOLLIE WILSON REILLY • From today’s New York Times article on the CIA’s secret prisons:

Eventually, the agency’s network would encompass at least eight detention centers, including one in the Middle East, one each in Iraq and Afghanistan and a maximum-security long-term site at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, that was dubbed Strawberry Fields, officials said. (It was named after a Beatles song after C.I.A. officials joked that the detainees would be held there, as the lyric put it, “forever.”)

Isn’t what you’ve done to American principles and international law enough? Must you even ruin the Beatles?!