05 July 2011

Torture and War, Yesterday and Today and Tomorrow - Brought to You By Barack Obama

Glenn Greenwald reports here that, as though nothing important were really happening, the Obama administration has put the BushCo torturers and their legacy of shameful, pointless brutality behind us. Let's just look to the future, folks. No need to worry about those pesky war criminals. And, elsewhere, Eric Posner points out that the Obama administration approaches the matter of executive branch prerogatives in the conduct of foreign military adventures on precisely the same model as the BushCo minions who justified the torture regime. Or, should I say our torture regime?

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