Yglesias

Good Guys and Bad Guys

CREDIT:

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?