Election 2016

These New CIA Torture Documents Are Revolting, But They Won’t Change Anything

esquire.comIf little faults proceeding on distemper

Shall not be winked at, how shall we stretch our eye

Appear before us?

Sooner or later, we’re going to have to talk seriously about the atrocities committed in our name by elements of the United States government, and about the subsequent cover-up of those atrocities by elements of said United States government, only some of which were the same elements of said United States government who committed those atrocities.

This would be an interesting topic for debate in, say, a presidential campaign. At least the American Civil Liberties Union is going to keep shoving until somebody notices.

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