5.14.2009

Dan Froomkin: Deconstructing Obama's Excuses on Torture Pics

This was certainly not one of Obama's finest moments (and one that will come back to haunt him). I just hope there's more to this decision and that he has a specific plan in mind that will make itself known sometime soon. Hopefully this is another rope-a-dope, but I'm not feeling that that's the case unfortunately.

From Dan Froomikn:

In trying to explain his startling decision to oppose the public release of more photos depicting detainee abuse, President Obama and his aides yesterday put forth six excuses for his about-face, one more flawed than the next.

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