Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Well, Consider Me Duly NOT Surprised

It seems our former VPOTUS has been trying (unsuccessfully) to blow a bit of smoke our way again. Sadly, I can probably come up with a handful (or two) of friends and family who regularly watch Fox News and will argue, until we're all blue in the face, that it's all true, simply because Cheney SAYS it's true. I just don't believe there's anything wrong with questioning what comes out of the mouths of elected officials.
On Monday, the CIA released two memos from 2004 and 2005, which Vice President Cheney said would “show specifically what we gained” from the Bush administration’s enhanced interrogation program. As people like Spencer Ackerman noted, those documents didn’t end up showing that at all, however: Strikingly, they provide little evidence for Cheney’s claims that the [...]

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