Thursday, January 15, 2009

Down Under Says Bush Expected to Pardon Those with Torture Links

Why would a Pentagon official admit torture just days before President Bush's reign of horror expires? It's a set up for pardons. Australia's TheAge reported:

Bush expected to pardon those with torture links
January 16, 2009

US Lawyers battling against torture and other abuses at Guantanamo Bay are braced for George Bush issuing last-minute pardons to protect those in his Administration most closely implicated.

The lawyers' warning came after a senior member of the Bush Administration, Susan Crawford, admitted for the first time that torture had been carried out.

It's hard to pardon without some form of legal dtermination. A confession from the Pentagon might lay the foundation. Bush's "Just Us" Department is sprinting to the finish.

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