Friday, November 02, 2007

Waterboarding AG

TPM has an important post:

A Last Thought Before the Senate Judiciary Committee Confirms Judge Mukasey
By John W. Dean

As the Senate Democrats complete another sad concession to President Bush, and confirms a nominee who refuses to declare “water-boarding” torture, allow me to offer a brief historical reminder: the Senate Judiciary Committee has conspicuously forgotten that there are direct situational and historical parallels with Judge Mukasey’s nomination to be Attorney General and that of President Richard Nixon nominating Elliot Richardson to be Attorney General during Watergate. [Read more]

Even more compelling:
If the Democrats in the Senate refuse to demand any such requirement, it will be act that should send chills down the spine of every thinking American.

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