Our atrocities are less worse than their atrocities:
Isn't this what the argument du jour
over torture is coming down to? ... Hey, I'm not saying Andrew Sullivan is a saint. He seems to be going out of his way to bait Glenn
into conceding the argument. Not a realistic way to win an argument. ... But at least he's not trying to sweep the issue under the rug for got-to-win-the-argument reasons. ...
... Got a kick out of Mickey and Glenn
pointing out how the torture seemed to stop once the administration put its foot down. But can't the following argument be made: If it took the administration's foot to come down to stop it, where was the foot in the first place? ...
FYI -- I rewrote the above post a little this morninng (5/21). Originally wrote it last night when I was very tired. Just trimmed and tweaked it, fixed typos and took out a snide comment. The argument remains the same. ... I am definitely a morning blogger.