"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2...quest-revenge/Cheney’s most telling response was to Todd’s questions about people who were detained completely by mistake but who were nevertheless tortured — in at least one case to death.
You have to be something other than a normal human being not to be troubled by that.
But Cheney’s response was: “I’m more concerned with bad guys who got out and released than I am with a few that, in fact, were innocent.”
And he would famously do it all again. “I have no problem as long as we achieve our objective,” he said. “‘I’d do it again in a minute.”
What she stated was fact, not made up.
Dick Cheney Would Torture Again
I agree that she will have a harder time than some think. Hell, I think the Clinton/Clinton -vs- Warren/Obama showdown will be epic.
It makes the coming showdown between the old guard GOP and the new conservative GOP seem tame in comparison.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.