Strange Brouhaha

Thursday, January 06, 2005

A Sign Of The Apocalypse

I will be the first to admit I am not perfect and I make mistakes.

Albert Gonzales, at his confirmation hearing.

He's just flunked the first test for membership in the Bush Administration, which contains the most infallible people this side of Vatican City.

Read the article to see what Senator Leahy from Vermont had to say.

And remember, the stuff about not approving of torture is a smokescreen*, because if you'll recall, they redefined the word to include only severe physical pain. Read what he has to say in that CNN article, and you'll see that he says that he doesn't disagree with the redefinition of the term "torture." See, he condones what most people who aren't trying to prove themselves to their fathers would call torture--just not, you know, the REALLY bad stuff, like setting dogs on people and giving electroshock therapy to their nuts and tying hoods over their heads and wiring them in standing positi...oh, wait a sec. Hm.

* Did I say "smokescreen?" I meant "lie."


  • (Josh) Brings to my mind "It depends on what your definition of 'is' is."

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 7:46 AM  

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