Brodner’s Person of the Day: John Yoo

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Disgraceable Yoo. John Yoo, attorney, U.S. Justice Dept. A new Yoo memo has come to light that links Gitmo and Abu Ghraib torture with people at the highest levels of the Bush administration. Read the Times story from yesterday. Also do not miss this brilliant Frontline: BUSH’S WAR, totally watchable online. As you watch this steady blow-by-blow account of the fraud of Iraq, note the staggering number of crimes of omission and commission by Bush and Co. If there were a true Justice Department, Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld would all be serving their country, safely and humanely, in jail.

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