MORE ON TORTURE….Glenn Reynolds, responding

MORE ON TORTURE….Glenn Reynolds, responding to an unfortunate post from one of my fellow liberals, says this about torture:

Yeah, the torture of Al Qaeda guys concerns me less than the torture of, I don’t know, innocent people — but it’s still wrong, and if the practice goes into general use a lot of innocent people, perhaps named by torture victims who just want to name someone to make it stop, will suffer. And so will the people who do the torturing, and so, indirectly, will the rest of us.

That’s exactly right.

Plus the French used to do it, and we don’t want to be like them, do we?

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