Just Sayin: Bush on Television, Obama in China, and the CAT in Geneva

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Benjamin G. Davis, Associate Professor of Law, University of Toledo College of Law, Advcoated for US Torture Prosecutions

In the week of the UN Committee Against Torture review of the United States for the first time since 2006, President Obama is out of the country, George Bush has a book out about his father that he is hawking on Face the Nation, Today, and Fox News, and Condoleezza Rice is back on television defending “robust” leadership.

Just a coincidence no doubt. But, it does look like a great deal of whistling past the graveyard.