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Blind Justice and Verschärfte Vernehmung: Sullivan Sees “War Criminals in the White House”

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007


Andrew Sullivan gets right to the point: “We have war criminals in the White House. What are we going to do about it?”

Sullivan and Marty Lederman at Balkinization have fittingly harsh judgments on what today’s New York Times article “Secret U.S. Endorsement of Severe Interrogations” tells us about the Bush Justice Department’s blind eye toward torture. (“A place of inspiration” is how former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales described DOJ.) Lederman, who worked many years at Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel, writes: