I have a new poll question up:

Does a protracted, painful execution during the death penalty process bother you?

Executions have allegedly gone awry three times this year. In Arizona it took two hours for Joseph Wood to die by lethal injection. There have also been complaints about the  executions of Dennis McGuire in Ohio and Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma.

Does news like this bother you? See the poll on the right side of the home page.

For the previous poll question you overwhelmingly swung in favor of the pragmatic, the known…