drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,

Which debate gets messier.

Now that Bush administration officials have launched a major campaign to persuade us that torture “worked,” perhaps it’s worth recalling that George W. Bush’s own FBI director said in an interview last year that he wasn’t aware of a single planned terror attack on America that had been foiled by information obtained through torture.
[ cf Flashback: Bush’s FBI Director Said Torture Didn’t Foil Any Terror Plots ]
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But it’s easy for the Cheney camp to muddy the waters and turn this into a matter of debate by citing unspecified classified info that supposedly supports the claim that it has saved lives — info that we’ll never see. Having the debate focused this way also lays the groundwork for the Cheney camp to say “I told you so” in the event of another terror attack.

One more time: Cheney and the Bushies have mounted a relentless campaign to shift this debate that shows no signs of abating. Whatever the downside of Cheney’s re-emergence for the GOP, it may be working. Where’s the push-back on this from the White House, or at least its allies in Congress and elsewhere?

[ cf Cheney Succeeding In Shifting Torture Debate? ]
This is clear and compelling proof!

More Americans should Thank GOD for RoboBushCheneyParis!
They Shiney!
and fashionably fashionable!!!

And they are still keeping us safe from THEM!

But you do not hear the Evil Liberal Media telling the truth about how much safer we still are!
Tags: bushcheney2008, republican_pron, torture, war_crimes

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