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December 15, 2005

WH to Accept McCain Anti-Torture Plan, With Adjustment

Big mistake. The moral preeners forced this mistake on Bush, who once again folded in the face of pressure.

There is a tiny bit of wiggle-room added:

Under the emerging deal, the CIA and other civilian interrogators would be given the same legal rights as currently guaranteed members of the military who are accused of breaking interrogation guidelines, these officials added. Those rules say the accused can defend themselves by arguing it was reasonable for them to believe they were obeying a legal order.

But that pretty much ends any useful intelligence from Al Qaeda terrorists. They now know that Americans can't even belly-slap them, let alone put fake blood on them. Which is, as Saint Andrew of the Sacred "Heart-Ache" tells us, torture.


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