Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Cheney Trying to Save His Skin

Cheney emerges yet again from his bunker or fishing hole to defend himself. The more Cheney yelps, the more it seems the Justice department should keep digging. The Bush-Cheney administration: the gift that keeps on giving:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said in a statement Tuesday that the Obama administration's decision to name a prosecutor to look into Bush-era interrogations of suspected terrorists should foster "doubts about this administration’s ability to be responsible for our nation’s security.”

"The people involved deserve our gratitude," Cheney said. "They do not deserve to be the targets of political investigations or prosecutions."

Cheney maintains that records released this week show that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques "provided the bulk of intelligence we gained about Al Qaeda" after the Sept. 11 attacks. Read more at Politico