August 6, 2014
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[Following post written by TDV Contributor, David Seaman]
Yesterday, President Obama stated that “we tortured some folks” in the aftermath of 9/11. Later in the day, he expressed his full confidence in his CIA Director, a man several pundits have pointed out was supportive of such torture during the Bush administration.
Obama pointed out that torture is against our “values”.
A long wait at the grocery store is against our values.
Abduction and torture without trial, on the other hand, is illegal.