The Right Way to Fix the Prisons

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President Trump gave a rare display of empathy at a prison-reform meeting at the White House on Friday. “A friend of mine told me that when people get out of prison, they’re all excited,” Mr. Trump said. “And then they go and they have that stigma; they can’t get a job. People don’t want to hire them. They can’t get that chance. When we talk about our national program to hire American, this must include helping millions of former inmates get back into the work force as gainfully employed citizens.”