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The Wall Street Journal and Pol Pot

What do they have in common? They both believed that “water-boarding” wasn’t “anything close to torture.” [1] More on the Khmer Rouge’s use of the “psychological interrogation technique” of waterboarding here [2]. Here’s a picture [3] of the Khmer Rouge doing something now authorized and endorsed by Dick Cheney. Imagine someone wearing the uniform of the United States doing this. And remember who authorized it. ~Andrew Sullivan [4]

Andrew Sullivan has also attacked the administration’s position on torture with gusto in several [5] other [6] recent [7] posts [8].