links for 2008-11-12

  • New media for the win … or something.
  • "There is no centrism in adhering to the Geneva Conventions. Either we do or we don't. We haven't and we now must. There is no middle way here. But if this new president decides to pursue such a torture-lite policy, this blog will apply exactly the same standards applied to Bush. No torture ever. No exceptions ever. No separate CIA track. Executive power, allowed to torture, is dangerous regardless of which president is in the White House, of whichever party. But we will see. This struggle is just beginning. But Obama's statements on the campaign trail are unequivocal.The same should apply to his interrogation policy." I do not expect to agree with all of Andrew Sullivan's critiques of the Obama Administration, but I certainly do this one.
    (tags: obama torture)