The Christian Science Monitor reports that the Navy’s general counsel warned against allowing torture. There are responsible voices crying in the wilderness. Good for him!

The draft-dodging Bushies don’t understand that refraining from torturing detainees is a protection for American troops. The deal used to be, “If you don’t torture my troops, I won’t torture your troops.” But Bush says he doesn’t care if American troops get tortured. He says, “Bring it on. Out troops can take all the torture you can dish out. Cheney and I, of course, won’t expose ourselves to the risk of torture, but our mercenaries can take it for us.”

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