But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.
Imagine that George W. Bush had been allowed a third term as president, had run and had won or stolen it, and that we were all now living (and dying) through it.
A look at just a few of these fortunate folks indicates that not everybody was harmed by the Bush era.
The torture immunity lobby has a new argument--public support inoculates war criminals. With that mindset, we are likely to get these policies wrong again in the future.
The Nation's Ari Melber discusses former Bush aides' ongoing campaign to 'keep all of us distracted.'
The Nation's DC editor Christopher Hayes on Karl Rove's impending Congressional hearing.
This just in: we won the Iraq War. And for the past eight years George W. Bush kept us safe.
It's unclear how Congress and the White House will proceed on the question of bringing Bush administration officials to justice. But the momentum is building.
Obama cannot let former Bush administration officials get away with breaking the law without violating his own oath of office.
A sobering toast to the dubious achievements of the worst president in American history.