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Fuck Yoo

Can we pass a law that prohibits pants staining cowards from holding any sort of elected or appointed position in our government? (Via The Washington Post):

“If a government defendant were to harm an enemy combatant during an interrogation in a manner that might arguably violate a criminal prohibition, he would be doing so in order to prevent further attacks on the United States by the al Qaeda terrorist network,” [John C. Yoo, former deputy in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel and over sized bed-wetter] wrote in the memo. “In that case, we believe that he could argue that the executive branch’s constitutional authority to protect the nation from attack justified his actions.”

Interrogators who harmed a prisoner also would be protected by a “national and international version of the right to self-defense,” Yoo wrote.

So, if I believe some knobgobbling lackey is aiding and abetting in the destruction of this country’s founding principles, I get to crush his testicles under the doctrine of national self-defense, right Johnny? Of course, you’re safe because you don’t have any.

I should note that this memo is available due to some non-fail:

The newly released memo was sent by the Justice Department late today to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, who have long pushed for its declassification.


“And so then, Satan says to me … “


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