Thursday, October 18, 2007

Mukasey Mum on What's Torture

When asked if waterboarding is constitutional, AG nominee Michael Mukasey was less than expansive in his answer. And that didn't please Senator Whitehouse, who had asked the question.
"If it amounts to torture it is not constitutional," is all Mukasey would say.

Whitehouse scolded Mukasey, saying he was "very disappointed" in his "very semantic answer."

"Sorry," Mukasey mumbled.


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