Tuesday, October 24, 2006

The Fruits of the Bush Administration

Manfred Nowak, the United Nations special rapporteur on torture, is frustrated. Whenever he criticizes the treatment of detainess in various countries, one standard response is increasingly thrown in his face: we are only doing what the United States is doing. Yes, evil acts like torture have a way of fostering other evils in many ways, predictable and unpredictable. Bush is wearing the One Ring...

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