Good Guys and Bad Guys

Lorelei Kelley highlights the best statements of Democrats who’ve taken the right stand in the House of Representatives’ obscene torture debate. Notwithstanding their efforts, the administration’s pro-torture position prevailed by a depressingly-not-small margin of 253-168. Those Democrats running so scared of GOP attack ads that they’re willing to toss the constitution, basic morality, and common sense about effective interrogations overboard in a futile effort to convince the Republicans not to call them soft on terrorism sure do look “tough,” don’t they?