Maybe, just maybe, now that the words (emphasis added) have been spoken on the record, the spell will be broken.
“After years of disclosures by government investigations, media accounts and reports from human rights organizations, there is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes,” [Maj. Gen.] Taguba wrote. “The only question that remains to be answered is whether those who ordered the use of torture will be held to account.”
Taguba, whose 2004 investigation documented chilling abuses at Abu Ghraib, is thought to be the most senior official to have accused the administration of war crimes. “The commander in chief and those under him authorized a systematic regime of torture,” he wrote.
A White House spokeswoman, Kate Starr, had no comment.
Leonard Rubenstein, the president of Physicians for Human Rights, said there was a direct connection between the Pentagon decisions and the abuses his group uncovered. “The result was a horrific stew of pain, degradation and … suffering,” he said. Source
Not a scintilla of reasonable doubt.
Such is not us — not We The People — not in any manner, way, shape or form.
The very soul of America and of freedom has been violated. Bring the inhuman, inhumane cretins to task.