The Torture Chorus

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Rasmussen, the Republican polling outfit, does a slew of polls showing the American public eager to leave the Geneva Conventions, leave the UN Convention Against Torture, repeal domestic law and torture terror suspects. Goldfarb all but volunteers to torture him himself. Jennifer Rubin accuses the Obama administration if deliberately abetting terrorism by sticking to the rule of law.

Neoconservatism began in its foreign policy form as a critique of regimes that tortured people. It has come full circle - to embracing torture as a routine feature for Western governments.

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