America: Land Of The Free, Home Of The Spank

"In those days," George Orwell writes of his bleak boarding school experience in the early 20th century, "[bed wetting] was looked on as a disgusting crime which the child committed on purpose and for which the proper cure was a beating." But according to the Economist, even the brutal Brits of Orwell's youth might be… » 5/30/08 12:00pm 5/30/08 12:00pm