Category: Torture

Jay Bybee John Yoo Cleared in Torture Memos

A Senior DOJ official, David Margolis, said Jay Bybee and John Yoo “simply showed poor judgment” when they drafted “legal theories” in August 2002 that led to waterboarding. The two men will not face further sanctions for professional misconduct. I’m…

Mark Steyn on Pelosi and Torture

…under Section 2340A(c) of the relevant statute, a person who conspires to torture is subject to the same penalties as the actual torturer. Once Speaker Pelosi was informed that waterboarding was part of the plan and that it was actually…