Wednesday, April 2, 2008


I ground off another couple of microns of tooth enamel today reading about John Yoo's torture memo. The pudgy, smirking sociopath wrote 81 pages of legalese in an attempt to justify the Bush Administration's pursuit of torture in Iraq and Guantanamo. The gist of it was, "we can do this because we say we can, so there."

These people must all be closet sadists. They must get tautly tumescent at the thought of naked prisoners struggling with their heads held under water. There have been volumes written as to why the Bush administration wanted Iraq so bad. Maybe it wasn't about oil or the Rapture or one-upping the old man. Maybe they just wanted some videos to watch by themselves, with some lotion and paper towels.

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