While congress argues over weighty, important matters like flag burning and steroids in baseball and the Supreme Court grudgingly told us what we already knew, and the president blusters that spying on Americans is okay as long as it’s in the name of the holy war on terror, yet another story broke concerning the competence of U.S. Intelligence.
Look. I get that you’re not all that fired up to find these witnesses. I get that there are other fish to fry, and as far as you’re concerned, he’s in jail so your work is done. But if you’re going to say you actually looked for these people who, as it turns out, are fairly high profile, aren’t in hiding, and are happy to blather their heads off to the international press, MAYBE YOU COULD’VE TRIED A LITTLE FUCKING HARDER, HUH??? I mean, Jesus fucking Christ on a Goddamn fucking pogo stick, could you possibly try to NOT make yourselves (and the rest of our country) look any more like a bunch of torture happy assholes than you already do? If a newspaper can pick up a telephone and find these guys, surely YOU could have.
If this isn’t the final nail in the coffin that is the sad, wasteful farce taking place at Gitmo, then we’ve sunk even further than I thought.
We left the country that publishes this newspaper for exactly this kind of oppresion. Nice irony.