183 - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com
I think I ought to say something about the torture memos — namely, that there is now no way to view the people who ruled us these past 8 years as anything but monsters. We had all these rationalizations of torture over the “ticking clock” and all that — then we learn, for example, that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was waterboarded 183 times in one month.
I really don’t even want to think about all this. But this was our government — and these people might be back.