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Valentine's Day Torture Trifecta

Scott Horton, writing in Harpers' Magazine:

"On Valentine’s Day the Bush Administration was out on a mission, straight from the Orwellian Ministry of Love. That ministry of course served in Nineteen Eighty-Four as the center for torture. And as the shortest month reached its middle point, three apologists appeared on behalf of the administration to explain to the American public that they needed to relax and start getting comfortable with torture. It’s the new American Way, after all."

Read a fascinating piece "The Valentine’s Day Torture Trifecta" on how George W and his cohorts see themselves and the US take the moral high ground - yet justify torture. Bizarre! And the US wonders why its standing around the world is so poor.


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