Every time a GOPer like Dick Cheney gets on the teevee and talks about torture, it goes something like this. We don't torture, we've never tortured. But if we did, it's because it works! And not doing it will make us unsafe! But, er, we don't torture.
Beyond that, we'll hear ranting and raving about the Obama Administration talking about torture, threatening to investigate Bush Era torture programs, and releasing documents and photos--well, all of that is terrible, deplorable, and is making us less safe. Actual (not!) torture though, that's good, remember. I'm starting to wonder if I should ever want to understand the tortured logic of Republicans.
Conservatives Outraged Over Release Of Torture Photos, But Not Over Actual Torture
On April 23, the Obama administration announced it would release hundreds of photos of detainee interrogation, obeying a court order from a lawsuit filed by the ACLU. Predictably, conservatives furious with the Obama administration’s attempt at greater transparency denounced the move. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) wrote to President Obama asking him not to release the photos because they could inflame potential terrorists. . .
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