Jane Mayer has a great general purpose slapdown of torture apologist Marc Thiessen love letter to torture. She hits on most of the weaknesses of Thiessen’s arguments: his false claims about what prevented the 2006 liquid explosive plane plot, apologists’ very selective examination of what counts as an attack on American, the silence about Ibn [...]
|By: emptywheel Monday March 22, 2010 7:54 am|
|By: emptywheel Monday January 26, 2009 9:54 am|
Jane Mayer’s latest piece describes how much work went into last week’s Executive Orders ending the use of torture. Which offers key lessons about the work we need to do to make sure he also ends warrantless wiretapping.