Why No, I *Won't* Shut Up About It
This essay is about a month old, and comes from the anxious moments before Alberto Gonzales's grim but inevitable confirmation. Yep, it's about the United States and torture. We're doing it, and we shouldn't be. Don't close your eyes to what it really involves. Don't pretend we need it to be safe. And above all, don't forget that it's wrong. First, last, and foremost, it's wrong.