Torture by the book

I said it before: nobody keeps the spotlight on torture like Andrew Sullivan. It might be our nation’s greatest moral crisis, but where’s the outcry? We free people can’t claim we’re held and gagged. Go read it; I’ll be here when you’re done.

Reading today’s contribution left me a bit agitated and clammy, but not from gratuitous depictions of torture. Rather, how the Administration’s defense and jargon has precedence. The “members of the Bible-researcher sect” in the image at the head refers to Jehovah’s Witnesses, by the way.

No alarmism, no hot words, and you don’t trigger Godwin’s Law when you cite chapter and verse.

About Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 44, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

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