Friday, May 14, 2004
This is nauseating: Soldier Details Abuse, Offers to Plead Guilty. Allowing a little bit of torture is like being a little bit pregnant. It confuses the message. Saying: "torture is not allowed, ever!" makes everything unambigous. Saying: "torture is not allowed, except when we think it is necessary" will lead to horrors reported in the last few weeks.