Remainders: books in politics edition

  • Violent demonstrations erupted in Afganistan after Newsweek reported that American interrogators at Guantanamo Bay “placed Korans on toilets in a bid to force confessions from suspects. In at least one case, the report said interrogators ‘flushed a holy book down the toilet.'”
  • A resolution passed by the Oklahoma House of Representatives calls for “gay-themed children’s books and other age-inappropriate material to be moved to the adult section of public libraries.”


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