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The headline is of course misleading. We do know that waterboarding is torture. But Mukasey can't say that, because we've done it. Bush (or others in his administration) has ordered it. If Mukasey says so, then Bush is guilty of a crime. So, he has to pussy-foot around it. This is all so stupid.
In today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Attorney General Mike Mukasey refused to answer whether Bush had violated the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act under the Terrorist Surveillance Program. . .
Read more (with video) at: Think Progress