Torture Shocker: Evangelicals Support It Most of All

Rod Dreher is shocked, shocked to discover that of all groups polled by the highly reputable Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, evangelicals are the most likely to be pro-torture, and the more often you go to church, the more likely you are to support torture. Dreher wonders what evangelicals are hearing from theContinue reading “Torture Shocker: Evangelicals Support It Most of All”

Are Bush and Cheney Trying to Get McCain Defeated?

Monday Dick Cheney makes a hillbilly/incest joke at West Virginia’s expense, and after all the notable politicians in the state — Republicans and Democrats alike — protest, has to take it back. Tuesday Bush reveals that "we’ll be in Iraq for forty years"  thus perfectly reinforcing McCain’s gaffe about being in Iraq for 100 years.Continue reading “Are Bush and Cheney Trying to Get McCain Defeated?”

White House Officials Choreograph Torture Sessions

Political playwrights around the world sat up and paid attention this evening — or should have — as for the first time details about how the Bush administration "choreographed" the torture of Al Qaeda suspects became public. According to ABC NEWS, via TPM, a group called The Principals gathered in the White House to discussContinue reading “White House Officials Choreograph Torture Sessions”