Greed and Immorality

>> Tuesday, February 09, 2010

There's something pathetically instructive about today's GOP to be gained from reading Marc Thiessen's defenses of the torture policies of his previous employer. Obviously, he's got nothing to work with -- trying to argue that simulated executions aren't torture is a non-starter -- but no matter what he makes sure to repeatedly plug his shitty book defending the grossly immoral polices he also defended as a paid hack for the worst elected administration since the Civil War. And then, upping the ante, he claims that you don't have standing to condemn torture if you haven't carefully studied this alleged masterpiece of western letters. Everybody's got to make a buck, I guess. For those who don't want to get Corner cooties, here's a summary of his arguments:

[HT Joe From Lowell.]


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