Bad Food, Illicit Sex, Smuggled Drugs and Guns Inside Michigan Prisons Prompt Questions About Privatization

As its name would imply, explosive diarrhea is never any fun.

Imagine how rough it would be to cope with the disease while sitting in a prison cell with one toilet, out in the open, no privacy, and two or three other fellows in your cell who were battling the same ailment.

Now, multiply that intestinal misery by a couple hundred people. That is how bad it was at the Kent County Jail in Grand Rapids, Mich., when 250 inmates came down with explosive diarrhea on the same night.