by Patrick Appel

Scott Horton wants to know why Attorney General Eric Holder didn't release the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) report yesterday along with the rest of the torture docs. One possibility:

[T[he Holder Justice Department may want attention focused on the CIA interrogators and away from the reprehensible role played by Justice Department. Release of the OPR report would fuel discussion of the role played by John Yoo, Jay Bybee, and Steven Bradbury and of the link between the CIA and Vice President Cheney’s officesince the OLC memos were written as a collaborative effort between the OLC attorneys and still-unidentified persons who worked for Cheney.

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