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Whitewashing Torture, Redux

I miss Mike Wallace and Morley Safer on 60 Minutes. I just cannot imagine them doing a two-part interview like the one CBS aired on Sunday where Lesley Stahl did a nice soft, gentle friendly interview with former CIA torture architect Jose Rodriguez. If you didn't watch it and want to, Part One is at the top of this post. Part Two will be at the end. I warn you to hide sharp or heavy objects before you watch it.
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Scalia: Does Torture Violate ‘Cruel And Unusual Punishment’ Provision? ‘No.’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (6 years ago)

Last night, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia granted his first broad-based television interview, to Lesley Stahl on CBS’s 60 Minutes. There he explained that the torture of detainees does not violate the 8th Amendment’s ban on “... Read Post

CBS’s Stahl to Jimmy Carter: ‘You Blame Teddy’ for Killing Universal Health Care

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (4 years ago)

Saturday’s The Early Show on CBS showed a preview clip of correspondent Lesley Stahl interviewing former President Jimmy Carter for 60 Minutes in which Carter blamed former Senator Ted Kennedy for derailing his universal health care... Read Post

Cenk Uygur: Jose Rodriguez Should be in Jail Right Now, Not on a Book Tour

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (2 years ago)

Click here to view this media The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur takes apart the 60 Minutes interview with former CIA torture architect Jose Rodriguez which we posted on earlier here – Whitewashing Torture, Redux. I'm quite sure that Rodri... Read Post


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