Evil has been done in the name of the people of the United States of America.
Influential Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy has proposed that an independent “truth commission” be established to investigate alleged abuses of power under the Bush administration. President Barack Obama has reacted cautiously to the suggestion, saying he is more interested in looking forward than backwards.
(lots of snippage)
But a USA Today/Gallup poll this month found that 62 percent of Americans support either a criminal investigation or an independent panel to look into allegations of torture and other abuses of power during the Bush administration.
As I have said before, I do not favor prosecutions. But I do favor the truth.
If you sweep evil under the rug, it just lies there waiting to bite you in the behind.
‘Tis better to expose it to the plain light of day.
Via PDA, who, methinks may have jumped the gun.