Many of the lawyers representing prisoners at Guantanamo are Jewish. This is the least surprising news of the year, I know, but I found this too-good-to-check anecdote below amusing:

"Several Jewish attorneys also invoke the story of a detainee who asked his lawyer whether he was Jewish. When the answer was negative, the detainee was crestfallen. "I heard they were the best," he said...."

Wasn't there an "All in the Family" episode just like this? Didn't Archie Bunker once demand the services of a "good Jew lawyer"?

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