Archived Blog Post: March 16, 2003

Watching the Detectives - "The official body count of Dirty Harry is just four, with Callahan himself racking up only one kill. By today's standards, that almost qualifies as a pacifist tract. But that's how slippery slopes work, and ultimately, Harry Callahan, genteel torturer that he was, helped popularize the idea that 'criminal rights' was such a preposterous notion that it actually legitimized any action against odious beasts like Scorpio."