"I'm an Iraqi prisoner being tortured! Boo!"

By Katharine Mieszkowski
Published October 29, 2004 12:19AM (EDT)

Still looking for a creative Halloween costume for your little precious?

Salon contributor Dan Savage, the sex advice columnist and editor-in-chief of the "The Stranger," and co-writer David Schmader suggest these truly frightening costume ideas inspired by one hell of a terrifying election season.

There's "Ralph Nader," "Arrested protester," "Shoe Bomber Richard Reid" and "Jenna Bush's Liver" -- all you need is a couple of beer cans and a Hefty bag for that last one. But it was "The Littlest Prisoner at Abu Ghraib" that gave War Room the biggest jolt.

Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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