Thursday, September 28, 2006

A few dare defy the windstorm

candleLet it be noted and applauded that Louise Slaughter, at least, saw the travesty of the current torture/detention bill for what it was, and said so.
How is endangering our troops making us any safer? How is undermining our moral standing helping us win allies in the war of ideas we face?
Are we really willing to feed our tribal instincts at the price of our souls?

Update: Obama comes out for the cause. All the right arguments, if without the flash that might turn them into headlines or rallying cries. Is anybody trying to rally?

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