Posts

The Prosecutor In Chief?

It does not surpirse me this is the AFP’s headline

US President-elect Barack Obama said Sunday he was not ruling out possible prosecution for abuses committed under the George Bush administration, saying no one “is above the law”.

“We’re still evaluating how we’re going to approach the whole issue of interrogations, detentions, and so forth,” Obama said in an interview aired Sunday on ABC’s This Week program when asked about alleged abuses under Bush.

But … if you listen it sounds like the President elect isn’t so sure that at least some of the interrogation techniques used just might come in handy. Rather than hedging on investigation Pres Bush, as the headlines say, I read it as hedging on calling an end to these techniques … for the moment.

Big Hat Tip to Hot Air