Well, we tried rehabilitation in the 1970s and 1980s. It resulted in record crime. We have been punishing since the late 1990s. It resulted in lower crime (and increased prison costs). I'd rather have low crime than decreased prison costs.
Originally Posted by Turin
Last edited by perdidochas; Jan 11 2017 at 09:53 AM.
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. ” C.S. Lewis