I seldom use the expression “a special place in hell” because it has been suggested as the ultimate destination for too many people by now, from serial killers to women who voted for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. Invoked too often, it loses its punch. Still, it’s a tempting phrase to employ in certain situations — like the one I’ll be describing later in this column.
Dan Rodricks: a ‘special place in hell’ for the perpetrators of elder fraud
February 9, 2022