PEEK

GA Jail Goes Pink to Deter Repeat Offenders

Everything is pink. Pink shower shoes, pink wash clothes, pink towels, pink sheets, even pink handcuffs.

This may be one of the most asinine things I've heard yet, but the sheriff of Georgia's Ben Hill County jail has decided to make everything in the jail pink:

Pure Pepto Bismol Pink will cover every wall inside the jail.

"We are also going to have pink shower shoes, pink wash clothes, pink towels, pink sheets and pink blankets," said jail administrator Martin Hough.

If you're wondering why:

 

Tara Lohan is a senior editor at AlterNet.
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