I don't need concrete facts to know whether beheading prisoners is legal. And Mr. Mukasey only needs non-hypotheticals to know if waterboarding is illegal if there exists some set of facts in which he imagines that it might be acceptable for the United States government to waterboard a prisoner.
- Mukasey Still Does Not Know If Waterboarding Is Torture
- No on Mukasey
- Mukasey plays dumb
- The Pit and the Pendulum and Bush's Nominee
- Mukasey Unsure About Legality of Waterboarding
- Showing Mukasey and You What Waterboarding Is
And the winner for dullest, most-in-the-tank headline….The Washington Post: Attorney General Nominee Sends Letter to Dems.
Update: Honorable mention to the New York Times which, having started with this headline: Mukasey Unsure About Legality of Waterboarding, somehow changed it to Mukasey Says Harsh Interrogation ‘Repugnant’.