Americans wouldn’t . . .
But wait! What about this.
Thank you, Messrs. Bush and Cheney.
At one time, Americans could have been certain that Saddam Hussein’s claims of having been beaten were false. We would have known that, even though individual Americans might have broken under the strain of their assignments and done horrible things, the government of the United States of America would not have countenanced beatings and torture of prisoners.
Not any more.
So once again, thank you, Messrs. Bush and Cheney, thank you for subjecting the reputation of this country to doubt and shame.