Brickbat: Criminally Insane

A patient walked away without permission from the Graylands Mental Hospital in Australia, so staff alerted the police. A few days later, cops brought a man matching the patient's description back the hospital, where he was given anti-psychotic drugs. Only after the man had an adverse reaction to the drugs did anyone figure out he wasn't the patient. The real patient returned to the hospital a few days later.

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  • Whiterun Guard||

    Luckily guns are illegal and non-existant in Austria, so neither of these guys shot up a kindergarten.

    In all honesty, just to keep the children safe, I hope they keep both of these guys locked up forever.

  • Zombie Jimbo||

    Do you mean to keep the two policemen, who brought the wrong man back, locked up, for the safety of kindergarteners?

  • Whiterun Guard||

    How DARE you denigrate those HEROES!?! They are virtually the only thing standing between our innocent children and violent drug offenders and other terrorists.

  • Ted S.||

    First responder heroes, thank you very much.

  • ||

    Luckily guns are illegal and non-existant in Austria

    Jesus...

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Problem?

  • Lord Peter Wimsey||

    Well, it would help if you got the country right. It's Australia, not Austria. But both have strict gun laws. In fact, Austria, along with its neighbor Germany, has a tradition of disarming the populace.

  • Bardas Phocas||

    I love when people don't get this (always heeelarious) old joke.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LPRA6MUH_I

  • Stormy Dragon||

    You know who else wanted to disarm the Austrians...

  • Bardas Phocas||

    Yes the medical care was provided under coercion and too the incorrect person - but the important fact is that it was 'FREE' medical care.

    They are so much more civilized than amerika.

  • ||

    Yes we are:

    THERE has been a sharp rise in orders that force people to receive psychiatric treatment, according to a study published in Australasian Psychiatry, a trend that has prompted criticism from mental-healthcare advocates.

    more
  • Whiterun Guard||

    OOOOH criticism, wow, that ought to work.

  • Ted S.||

    Coerced medical care is just a penaltax.

  • ||

    You don't have to be crazy to live here, but it helps!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    It's Australia so I can see how they would mistake each other for crazy. The way they are and all.

  • ||

    I am not responding to this blatant provocation with anything other than dignified silence... bugger it

    GET A DOG UP YA WITHOUT SPIT!

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Yes, I prefer my dogs without spit. Just mustard, please.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Mad Max was basically a documentary, you know.

  • ||

    Master Blaster runs Canberratown!

  • Whiterun Guard||

    I'm scared, Fif. You know why? It's that rat circus out there, I'm beginning to enjoy it. Look, any longer out on that road and I'm one of them, ya know? A terminal crazy, except I've got a bronze badge that says I'm one of the good guys. Now wot's say we all go out for a Blooming Onion?

  • Ted S.||

    What do you have against Master Blaster?

  • ||

  • Ted S.||

    A sport with so little popularity that they have to make up countries like "West Indies" just to have enough competitive teams?

    It would be like suggesting the Aussies and Kiwis ought to be one country together.

  • ||

    Because popularity is a real indicator of worth, right? And if it is, more countries play top class cricket than baseball.

    Fun fact: Babe Ruth loved cricket - and our cricket equivalent, Don Bradman, loved baseball. They saw great similarities between the games.

  • Ted S.||

    Baseball is equally boring.

    If the five-day matches are called Tests, why aren't the one-day games called Quizzes?

  • Almanian.||

    So a pickup Cricket Game would be a "pop quiz"?

    I think I'm catching on!

  • Almanian.||

    PS The best fucking things to come out of Australia continue to be the Victoria Police Pipe BAnd (world champs, 1998) and the Western Australia Police Pipe Band. Hung out with those dudes at the World Championships a couple times. Motherfuckers can DRINK. Also, exquisite pipe bands.

  • Ted S.||

    Police pipe bands? Does their bagpipe music kill dogs?

  • Generic Stranger||

    I'm going to have to give Cricket the slight edge on boring. I'd almost rather watch golf.

  • Ted S.||

    I thought people only buggered sheep around here.

  • Atlas Slugged||

    uh-oh, looks like someone from the International Drainage Commission has been at it again.

    "Thats it, I'm taking this to the Prime Minister!"

  • waaminn||

    I say off with their heads at once!

    www.AnonMix.tk

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Oh, anonbot, that's your answer to everything!

  • Ted S.||

    Forced circumcision??

  • Almanian.||

    Max: "If it's all the soyme ta you, oy'll droyve that tankah...."

    That Leader Dude: "Look at you, Max. You're a MISS..."

    Then they locked up Max, let the hot chick drive the tankah, Team Humongous didn't fall for the diversion, the bus and other vehicles with the juice - the precious gasoline - were captured, the men killed, the women raped and then killed and then raped again, and the Gyrocopter Guy Bruce Whatshisname flew off and lived in Bartertown.

    The End.

  • chat sohbet||

    Remember though, people are fundamentally nice chat

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