The Get-Rich-Quick Plan That Is Actually Killing People

There's a thing in our Constitution that says "cruel and unusual punishments [shall not] be inflicted."* So what, exactly, do you call this?
ORIGINAL: By Brave New Foundation.
*The full Eighth Amendment reads: "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted" — in case you have a pop quiz or a prison sentence coming your way anytime soon.
P.S. Our fact-checkers combed through this to make sure the whole piece was for real. It was that shocking.
Oct 24, 2013

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