Garrison Keillor's Prairie Torture Companion
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It's true that what we need now "is not punishment, but truth." It's also true, as Keillor wrote, that "The guy they really want to put on trial is the old brush-cutter of Crawford, or else the old grouse hunter of Wyoming. They're the guys who signed off on those memos authorizing torture. The buck stopped at their desks."
That's where the prosecution should stop as well - even if it means we'll have to wait a little longer for the maglev and decent train service to the Midwest!