April 26, 2009
Broder on the subject of prosecutions for torture done during the Bush Administration:
Simple Answers to Simple Questions
Suppose the investigators decide that the country does not want to see the former president and vice president in the dock. Then underlings pay the price while big shots go free. But at some point, if he is at all a man of honor, George W. Bush would feel bound to say: That was my policy. I was the president. If you want to indict anyone for it, indict me.
Is that where we want to go?
This has been another edition of Simple Answers to Simple Questions (with apologies to Atrios).