Eric Holder Says It’s Okay if the CIA Tortures People

August 30, 2012 at 5:27 PM Leave a comment

This is when I say I didn’t leave the Democratic party, it left me:

ACLU Comment on Closure of Justice Department’s CIA Torture Investigation
 
Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Justice Department will close its investigation into the CIA’s torture and abuse of detainees without bringing charges.
That the Justice Department will hold no one accountable for the killing of prisoners in CIA custody is nothing short of a scandal,” said Jameel Jaffer, ACLU deputy legal director. “The Justice Department has declined to bring charges against the officials who authorized torture, the lawyers who sought to legitimate it, and the interrogators who used it. It has successfully shut down every legal suit meant to hold officials civilly liable.
“Continuing impunity threatens to undermine the universally recognized prohibition on torture and other abusive treatment and sends the dangerous signal to government officials that there will be no consequences for their use of torture and other cruelty. Today’s decision not to file charges against individuals who tortured prisoners to death is yet another entry in what is already a shameful record.”
So, anything goes.  And this from a party — headed by a Constitutional lawyer —  I thought had higher standards than the Bush administration.
Silly me.
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