Truth to Power


I mentioned here yesterday that as the Bush era endgame begins, these thugs will grow more brazen in their depredations, and more open about their brutal tactics. It’s getting harder to hide the massive extent of their lawbreaking, and if the Democrats take Congress in November, it will be harder still. So what they must do now is simply break down all notions of law and morality, destroy the notions of justice and honor. They must make up down and turn black to white: Torture is not bad, it’s not a crime; torture is good, it keeps us safe. You want to be safe, don’t you? You want your children to be safe, don’t you? Then we must use these “alternative procedures.” And to keep us safe, the president must be able to do anything he pleases, without hindrance from the “pre-9/11 mindset” of the Constitution: he can spy on us, he can imprison us without charges, he can hold us indefinitely, he can even murder us in “extrajudicial killings” without arrest, trial, jury – or warning. What’s wrong with that, if it keeps your family safe? Do you want your children to die? Because that’s what will happen if you oppose the president!

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