Things That Ought Really Not Have to Have Been Said in a Congressional Hearing, Yet Alas Had to Be
“I’m not aware of any situation in the world where there is a system of jurisprudence that is recognized by civilized people where an individual can be tried and convicted without seeing the evidence against him,” said Brig. Gen. James Walker, U.S. Marine Corps staff judge advocate.
“I don’t think the United States needs to become the first in that scenario,” he said.
— “US generals criticize Bush plan on terrorism trials,” Reuters, September 8, 2006
I really doubt history is going to be kind to George Bush on this whole “alternative interrogation and trials” thing. To which I say: Good.