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Calling Solitary Confinement 'Government Torture,' Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Release Everyone'

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Ocasio-Cortez said it was the Times's wording on social media—'where he is likely to face solitary confinement'—that triggered her first comment, and that the 'protective custody' Manafort faces doesn't necessarily preclude solitary confinement. But, Ocasio-Cortez added: 'If he is in fact not being held in solitary, great. Release everyone else from it too.'

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Is it even possible for Americans to listen to voices of sanity, let alone support them?

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American people are afraid. Scary people must be locked away.

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I agree and support the idea; It would be good for the remarkably GROSS domestic product, which includes private prisons. But to lock scary people away, we'd have to get the pentagon to cough up the $21 TRILLION they somehow "misplaced."

You have my vote!!!

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