Friday, September 15, 2006
I doubt I have much in agreement with the congenitally conservative, Andrew Sullivan, except an utter disgust with anyone who would endorse or condone torture--that includes the Bushies' attempt to reinterpret Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions on the grounds that it is ambiguous pr an impediment in their war on terriors. The reason it is "Common" to all Geneva Conventions since 1946 is that its protections of non-combatants and prohibition against humilliating and degrading treatment--i.e., torture--are totally unambiguous. Those people who violate them should face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Posted by Mark Derr at 22:20