Misleading the Supreme Court

Eric Muller has further evidence that the Solictor General's office's misleading suggestion to the Supreme Court that torture (and its ilk) could never happen in the hands of our kindly and sensitive executive was NOT an off-the-cuff error in the heat of oral argument, nor a statement born of excusable ignorance (left hand, meet right hand), but rather part of a considered strategy. Whether that's a considered strategy of deception, or a considered strategy of something else, remains to be seen.

When the rot reaches the SG's office, that's a pretty high water mark for rot. As Eric says, “Very, very troubling.”

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