Thursday, April 9, 2009

Sign. Me. Up.

From the American Prospect:
News that Somali pirates had seized an American ship and, after being repelled, held her captain hostage drew a response from analysts at the Competitive Enterprise Institute: the United States should consider authorizing private parties to attack pirate ships under little used instruments called “letters of marque and reprisal.”

I, for one, would be in it for the requisite canoodling with the governor's daughter. And the rum. Never forget the rum.