Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Check this out, if you haven't seen it. It compares and contrasts the Al Gonzalez torture memo with Bush's own comments on June 26, 2003, the "United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture." It's a great comparison, and it's the perfect backdrop to Steven Colbert's line that "Just because we did these things, doesn't mean that we would do these things."

Oh, and here's Chris Hitchens's new article, in which he says that America needs to get ready to use words like "murder" and "rape," because they're the only way to describe the "additional" information that will soon come out about Abu Ghraib. That information has already been in the news articles for a month now; perhaps the damning thing will be the actual photographs.

 12:12 PM

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