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Cheney faces ‘torture’ criticism

A senior US Democrat has condemned Dick Cheney, the US vice-president, for his defence of waterboarding “terror” suspects, saying the abuse amounted to torture and warning there could be prosecutions over the issue under a new administration.

Cheney on Monday told ABC News he was aware and had supported the use of waterboarding on detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.

But Carl Levin, senator for Michigan and chairman of senate armed services committee, told NBC when asked if Cheney had essentially admitted condoning torture that “as far as I’m concerned that’s exactly what he admitted”.

“He’ll say that he doesn’t admit supporting torture but facts are that [these are] the policies which were approved,” he said.</em>

So if you think he authorized torture- which is against American law- then why don’t you do something, you pontificating sack of crap?

Levin also said he hoped that an independent commission appointed by the administration of Barack Obama, the US president-elect, would examine the possible role of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and instigate investigations which “which may or may not lead to indictments or civil action”.

Oh I see, you’ve had eight years to step away from the cameras, grow some hair on your nuts, and DO YOUR JOB UPHOLDING THE CONSTITUTION, but you just couldn’t. So you await somebody else to arrive and take responsibility?

Pitiful.


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