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Tuesday, December 27, 2005

From Beverly Hills with love

Never let it be said that car dealers don't make great US ambassadors:

"The US embassy in London was forced to issue a correction yesterday to an interview given by the ambassador, Robert Tuttle, in which he claimed America would not fly suspected terrorists to Syria, which has one of the worst torture records in the Middle East. A statement acknowledged media reports of a suspect taken from the US to Syria.

"Torture is banned in the US but the CIA has been engaged in a policy of rendition, flying terrorist suspects to countries in the Middle East and other parts of the world where torture is commonplace.

"Although Mr Tuttle, a Beverly Hills car dealer and major donor to George Bush's re-election campaign, has been ambassador in London only since the summer, he is proving to be accident-prone. Last month he vigorously denied British media reports that American forces used white phosphorus as a weapon in Iraq, only to be undercut by an admission from the Pentagon the next day."

Nepotism is alive and well in the Bush administration. And so is outsourcing torture.

1 Comments:

Blogger orang said...

Old Tut-Tut's doing a hell of a job. He's been working really hard..

How can they expect the world to take them seriously? Maybe they don't.

Tuesday, December 27, 2005 5:47:00 pm  

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