Talk about BS. The Wash Post today featured an article on its front page “Obama Under Pressure on Interrogation Policy,” which claimed that many in the government support the CIA’s continuing to do whatever it takes to get information out of terrorist suspects. It cited the one case of Abu Zubaida where it has been alleged that information obtained after waterboarding produced important intelligence. If one case is all that can be cited after seven years of thuggery, the practice should be ended because it does far more damage to our civil liberties and America’s reputation than it does good. It is also curious to note that in spite of the headline, only one individual is cited by name as supporting the current policy: Vice President Dick Cheney.
from The American Conservative