"You've got state secrets, targeted killings, indefinite detention, renditions, the opposition to extending the right of habeas corpus to prisoners at Bagram in Afghanistan. And although it is slightly different, Obama has been as aggressive as President Bush in defending prerogatives about who he has to inform in Congress for executive covert action," - Bush-era CIA director Michael Hayden praising Obama.

But no torture and no secret black sites. Hayden may not feel that matters but many of us do.

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