Falling Short: Panetta Wavers on Torture
Just a few weeks ago, liberals hailed the selection of Leon Panetta for Director of the CIA - mcjoan described him as "a[s] much of a departure from torture as you could want." It looked like the ticking time bomb hypothetical was on its way out. Obama at the announcement of Panetta for D/CIA said "We must adhere to our values as diligently as we protect our safety with no exceptions."
Unless, that is, someone asks us a hard question in a confirmation hearing.
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