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Monday, May 23, 2005

A Sow's Ear 

The always-excellent Whatever It Is, I'm Against It weighs in on the official response to the murder of innocent Afghanis by American interrogators:
Sez Bagram’s then senior staff lawyer, “It was reasonable to conclude at the time that repetitive administration of legitimate force resulted in all the injuries we saw.” And thus a new euphemism for beatin’ a guy to death is born.

 

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