It’s not torture, but just don’t tell Colin anyway…

Missed this before from last week’s CIA report on enhanced interrogation techniques…

At the direction of the White House, the secretaries of state and defense – both principals on the National Security Council – were not briefed on program specifics until September 2003. An internal CIA email from July 2003 noted that “… theWH [White House] is extremely concerned [Secretary] Powell would blow his stack if he were to be briefed on what’s been going on.”

Rather shows that all concerned rather did know that this was torture. And knew they knew it. And that another known known was that Colin Powell was the only figure with any sort of moral compass…


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