Bushism of the Day

“It seemed like to me they based some of their decisions on the word of—and the allegations—by people who were held in detention, people who hate America, people that had been trained in some instances to disassemble—that means not tell the truth.” —On a report from Amnesty International critical of U.S. detention facilities. Washington, D.C., May 31, 2005

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