Constant's pations

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Thursday, December 23, 2004

US torture, no problem; but a pen machine, that's a crisis

Bush signed executive orders authorizing dogs to threaten prisoners in Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib. And DoD personnel pretended to be FBI agents to avoid accountability.

But it wasn't the threat of war crimes that prompted Congress to call for the resignation of the SecDef.

It was that blasted pen machine.

International law isn't the barrier. It's bad press. Mind you, the President stands by his Negroponte.

Hitler was also named Time's "Man of the Year."