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This New York Times article is about how the government, trying to solve the problem that it is being swindled by iffy contractors, hired an iffy contractor – one that had been contracted to supply interrogators to Abu Ghraib. No, we’re not making this up.

In June, short of people to process cases of incompetence and fraud by federal contractors, officials at the General Services Administration responded with what has become the government’s reflexive answer to almost every problem. They hired another contractor….

Elizabeth Palmberg is an Assistant Editor for Sojourners magazine.

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