Expect Conservatives To Use India Tragedy To Laud Bush
They will brag about how we’ve not been attacked on our soil since 9/11 which, by the way, happened on the watch of the current administration. Already, Bill Kristol is writing in the Weekly Standard that torturers and wiretappers deserve the Medal of Freedom.
h/t Think Progress
Bush should consider pardoning-and should at least be vociferously praising-everyone who served in good faith in the war on terror, but whose deeds may now be susceptible to demagogic or politically inspired prosecution by some seeking to score political points…the idea is this: The CIA agents who waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and the NSA officials who listened in on phone calls from Pakistan, should not have to worry about legal bills or public defamation. In fact, Bush might want to give some of these public servants the Medal of Freedom at the same time he bestows the honor on Generals Petraeus and Odierno. They deserve it.Click here for reuse options!
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