Jun
10
2010

When You Said Bush Wasn't a Nazi, You Meant He Was a Nazi–But He Isn't

Under the headline "President Bush Is No Nazi Torturer," Washington Post editorial writer Eva Rodriguez uses a blog post (6/9/10) to "take exception" to another Post blog item (6/9/10) written by Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel. The point of contention: vanden Heuvel, responding to a report that the U.S. government has been conducting research on torture victims, wrote: Granted, this "research" was not the Frankenstein stuff of Dr. Mengele–the experimentation seems to have been conducted in order to determine how sadistic American torturers could be before they crossed into illegality. But it is still appalling. Now, you might think that […]