In a
Q&A with NY Times readers, Andrew Sullivan, accuses fellow-conservative pundits of downplaying the torture issue:
It seems to me that pro-war writers should be leading the charge on this. But
the instinct to cover for the administration among conservatives is very
Fair point. If there hasn't been a total black-out, there hasn't been enough discussion. That's an understandable response, when you consider how skewed most of the media coverage of Iraq has been. But still, silence is not the cleverest option.

Having said that, I was impressed with Heather McDonald's counter-arguments on Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo.

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