Signs You're Too Fat to Receive the Death Penalty

Signs You're Too Fat to Receive the Death Penalty

By The Editors Thursday, September 20th, 2012

This week, death row inmate Ronald Post made news when he claimed that at 480 pounds, he was too fat to be executed without it being a “torturous and lingering death.” Now don’t get us wrong — the last thing we’d ever want is for a convicted killer to suffer in any way. But it does raise some interesting points. How fat is too fat? Is our nation’s prison system in need of reform? Will this news story allow us to make a whole bunch of fat jokes? We hope to answer at least one of those questions with...

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