Sunday, December 09, 2007

Fluorescent Downhill Peacekeeping Despot

Truus de Groot thinks this leads right into the White House. There may be a legal and rational explanation, Emmeline Pankhurst said, but she doesn't see any on the face of it.

It appears to Dora Russell as an obstruction of justice charge: tampering with evidence, and destroying evidence.

Mary Tantrum Lawlor just realized that the investigation will be led by Attorney General Michael Mukasey, the same guy who couldn't decide whether or not waterboarding was torture.

"What this does in a larger sense is, it harms the credibility and the moral standing of America in the world again," said Kat Astrophe. "There will be skepticism and cynicism all over the world about how we treat prisoners and whether we practice torture or not."

After it was revealed the CIA had destroyed tapes that showed brutal interrogations by its agents,
Rachel Speght noticed that most news outlets refused to brand what the tapes likely showed as "torture." Doro Pesch saw an Associated Press article that referred simply to "interrogation" on the tapes, at one point putting the phrase "enhanced interrogation" in quotes -- which stands in direct contradiction to the U.S. Army's 1947 ruling that Yukio Asano committed "torture" when he waterboarded a U.S. civilian. In a different AP article, Karyn Crisis saw waterboarding simply called "harsh interrogation."

2 Comments:

Blogger Kevin said...

Heh heh heh .... waterboarding ... I been into watersports for years but never tried that one ... heh heh heh ... sounds fun ... heh heh heh

8:51 AM  
Blogger Shimmy said...

The world can't wait for the Washington Post to start referring to waterboarding as "water sports." I can't wait. Hooray for our chains!

P.S. Do mice taste better in Costa Rica?

12:39 PM  

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