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Tortured Language

point outWall Street Journal
"President Bush's tax cut is running into trouble in the Senate, with opponents claiming they are worried about 'the deficit,'" it sneered in a typical offering--as if the entire idea were some liberal bogeyman.
Now comes the latest flap over "torture" techniques during terrorist interrogations, well on their way to becoming little more than a friendly chat.
The notion that the U.S. goes around unnecessarily "torturing" people...
Isaac Chotiner