Friday, January 23, 2009
Illustration by: Matt Mahurin, downloaded from The Washington Independent
A little over 400 years ago, Shakespeare knew it. In The Merchant of Venice, Portia says: "I fear you speak upon the rack, Where men enforced do speak anything."
Thursday, hitting the ground running, President Obama signed an executive order putting an end to "enhanced interrogation techniques", including waterboarding.
This is a very, very, very, very, very good thing.
And there are more good things to come. I'm sure of it.