Friday, September 10, 2004

Thanks for clearing that up, Don

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, responding to allegations that he fostered a climate that led to the prisoner-abuse scandal, said yesterday that the military's mistreatment of detainees was not as bad as what terrorists have done. "Does it rank up there with chopping someone's head off on television?" he asked. "It doesn't."

Story at link.

Oh, wait... I see what you're saying. So if someone murders my brother in, say, Virginia, I can go beat the snot out of a total stranger in, say, Oregon. That makes sense... at least as much sense as attacking Iraq to pay back bin Laden...


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