"The president instructed us that nothing we would do would be outside of our obligations, legal obligations under the Convention Against Torture... The United States was told, we were told, nothing that violates our obligations under the Convention Against Torture, and so by definition, if it was authorized by the president, it did not violate our obligations under the Convention Against Torture," - Condi Rice.

Isn't it telling that the first person to ask her this question this directly in public was not a professional journalist? One of these days, those guys' jobs could be in jeopardy ... oh, wait!

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