It's also a colossal failure of our institutions of education & the pie-in-the-sky religions that the ReThugs so love. This is a shame, a true stain on our country. That Bu$hCo, Dick "Dick" Cheney, & Joe Lieberman, among others have nurtured & instituted as national policy.
WorldPublicOpinion said a 2006 poll found that 36 percent of Americans would accept torture in terrorism or other cases, compared with 44 percent now.
Luckily, a very slim majority, 53%, still believe torture ought to be banned. The fact that we are even polling on torture shows how low we have fallen. It's like polling on whether or not sex is fun.
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Via Tristero.There is no longer the shadow of a doubt that the torture of prisoners was planned at the highest levels of the US government with the explicit knowledge and approval of the president. How do we know this? Bush himself admitted it.
Original post over at BooMan's.
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