The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (December 15, 2008) – The Right And Abu Ghraib I

December 15, 2008

andrew sullivan / politics / torture

My own view is that the American conservative movement’s embrace or defense of torture was the moment its intellectual collapse became irrecoverable… And watching the intellectual dishonesty of the right on this issue in the last few years has been a watershed for me. It has been, in my judgment, one long, awful surrender of truth to power.