Bill Barr Turns On The Execution Machine

Ken Piorkowski [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]

So Bill Barr has ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to start scheduling executions again. This article on Vox covers the political and logistical points very well. A quick search on the topic will yield numerous points and counterpoints on the subject of the death penalty.

I find this event notable for the quiet conflict within the administration that few are talking about. On the one hand…