Torture for dummies

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Author(s) Michael Kinsley
Source Slate
Date Dec. 13, 2005
Quotes-start.png "Once you're in the torture business, what justification is there for banning (as Krauthammer would) the torture of official prisoners of war, no matter how many innocent lives this might cost? If you are willing to torture a "high level" terrorist in order to save innocent lives, why should you spare a low-level terrorist at the same awful cost?" Quotes-end.png

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