Saturday, November 7, 2009

The slippery slope of torture

Andrew Sullivan notices how quickly we've gone from the ticking WMD scenario to advocating torture of suspects in the Ft. Hood shooting.

A bunch of authoritarian thugs have spent the better part of this decade arguing for the government's right to torture anyone, even American citizens, under the guise of national security. It's hardly surprising that these socio-paths are less concerned with national security than their own sadistic blood lust.

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