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Not that its any revelation but Bush's defenseof his AG nominee at the Heritage Foundation was rather extraordinary.

"It's wrong for congressional leaders to make Judge Mukasey's confirmation dependent on his willingness to go on the record about details of a classified program he has not been briefed on,"

Now you can correct me if I'm wrong but no one asked Mukasey about a classified program. they simply asked if waterboarding is torture. But Bush is confirming that to discuss waterboarding is to discuss the "details of a classified program."

Originally posted to Lcohen on Fri Nov 02, 2007 at 02:00 PM PDT.

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  •  Agreed. It doesn't take a genius to (3+ / 0-)

    conclude that agents of the U.S. Government have waterboarded prisoners.  The right-wing feels it has the privilege to redefine words to turn its lies into the truth.  This is the same right-wing that criticized Bill Clinton for redefining 'sexual relations' to get away with perjury.

    Any decent human being (not a Bushie, U.S. Senator or non-Olbermann journalist) feels that if you cover someone's nose and mouth so they suffocate and almost die, you're engaging in torture.

    "Some men see things as they are and say 'Why?' I dream things that never were and say, 'I need to quit drinking!'" - Greasy Grant

    by Greasy Grant on Fri Nov 02, 2007 at 02:17:39 PM PDT

  •  It's a (0+ / 0-)

    shame that Barbara Bush and her wimpy husband did not believe in "Rain Barreling ".Same deal with far better results.

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