Rahmbo: No Torture Prosecutions Of Any Kind
STEPHANOPOLOUS: The President has ruled out prosecutions of CIA officials who believed they were following the law. Does he believe the officials who devised the policies should be immune from prosecution? . . . [W]hat about those who devised the policies?
EMANUEL: [President Obama] believes that they . . . should not be prosecuted either. And it's not the place that we go -- as he said in that letter, and I really recommend that people look at that full statement. Not the letter, the statement. In that second paragraph: This is not a time for retribution. It's a time for reflection. It is not a time to use our energy and our time in looking back, and in a sense of anger and retribution. . . .
Um, is it ok if we talk about it President Obama? Personally, as I have written before, I can accept this policy IF the President supports a full investigation via a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (even Fred Hiatt supports this idea.) That seems to not be in the cards.
Speaking for me only
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