Tuesday, January 11, 2005

More Bad Apples

The prisoner abuse scandal keeps getting worse.  Alberto "Torture Al" Gonzales probably will be the next Attorney General of the United States of America.  Low-level grunts are getting punished, but there appears to be no interest in the Administration for fingering higher level authorities. 

To makes matters worse, through some bizarre, contorted logic, the Administration feels that the Commander-in-Chief has the authority to abrogate international treaties, condone torture, yet not take responsibility.  The media seem content to let them get away with this.  Even the medical profession has colluded with this, although some are speaking out.  The New England Journal of Medicine has published another commentary about the role of medical personnel in the scandal.  Read the rest at The Rest of the Story