Balloon Juice (emphasis added):
The guys at the top â€“ Dick Cheney, David Addington and his clan of neoconservative insiders â€“ clearly wanted torture so badly that you wonder if they wrote those memos with their pants on. Jack Bauer was hardly needed with those guys*. However, the peope at the other end of US power donâ€™t have such black souls. The privates and NCOs with more ordinary American values, guys who would soon be called on by their superior officers to do morally repulsive things, would need some extra motivation**. . . .