Tuesday, July 26, 2005

No wonder they don't want people to see

Today, the US Army was supposed to finally release the remaining 87 photographs and 4 videos from Abu Ghraib - but instead, they've refused to obey the federal court order requiring them to. Why? A piece in Editor and Publisher connects the dots, using quotes from those who had seen the material. Here's some of them:

"[the acts] can only be described as blatantly sadistic, cruel and inhuman" - Donald Rumsfeld

"The American public needs to understand we're talking about rape and murder here. We're not just talking about giving people a humiliating experience." - Senator Lindsey Graham

"The boys were sodomized with the cameras rolling. The worst about all of them is the soundtrack of the boys shrieking..." - Seymour Hersh

No wonder they don't want people to see it...