Wednesday, December 12, 2007

No Clarity On Torture: The Company We Keep

Naturally, it's pure clowning for Dana Perino to stand before the press, as she did earlier today, and pretend that somehow, our enemies are not aware that we are employing tactics and techniques that contravene the Geneva Conventions and international law--as if the White House's ongoing series of winks and nudges and denials present some sort of uncrackable code. The pretense is necessary so that the administration never has to answer to the fact that our torture policy is ineffective, illegal, and, most importantly, certain to place Americans in danger.


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