There is a reason that the Republicans did not want Eric Holder. There is also a reason why former Vice-President Dick Cheney practically begged former President George W. Bush to give pardons, even pre-pardons because we all knew it was going to come down to this.
What the Bush Administration did was TORTURE. The methods used that we have condemned across the international community. No wonder the international community looked at the Bush Administration as hypocrites, as they should have.
Folks, this is not going to be pretty and many twists and turns will be revealed. We will hate it, be shocked at some that knew about it and will continue to question ourselves about this. The bottom line is this, we, the American public was blatantly lied to by the Bush Administration. This administration put us in the peril we are in now, internationally. This was NEVER ABOUT PROTECTING AMERICA. This was some sick shit, period.
When you break the law, you must pay the price. This is the beginning and those of the Bush Administration need to lawyer up, because if you were a part of this, you will be hauled into court and it will all come out.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that he would "follow the law" as he weighed potential prosecutions of Bush administration officials who authorized controversial harsh interrogation techniques.
In Holder's first public comments on the issue since President Obama's statements on the matter Tuesday, the attorney general responded to questions briefly and cautiously.
"We are going to follow the evidence, follow the law and take that where it leads. No one is above the law," Holder said at an Earth Day event.
Some human rights groups have demanded that Holder appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the matter, but the attorney general appears to be in no hurry to decide how to proceed.
Obama said Tuesday that the attorney general would ultimately decide whether to proceed with prosecutions of those in the Bush administration who drew up the legal basis for aggressive interrogation techniques.