As he's been making the media circuit to promote his new book, former President George W. Bush has been repeatedly defending his administration's use of torture.
Mollie Wilson O'Reilly over at the Commonweal blog has a fascinating round-up of two reactions from journalists to Bush's interviews.
The common theme among the two? Torture is easy to pull off: The mainstream media won't pursue the story; no one will try to expose the cover up.
As O'Reilly puts it:
What does this say about the U.S.' human rights record?