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Torture memo lawyer Yoo defends himself on radio

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Torture memo lawyer Yoo defends himself on radio

John Yoo, a former lawyer in the Office of Legal Council during the Bush Administration, was just on Talk of the Nation on NPR. Mr Yoo spoke about the recent decision by the terribly misnamed Justice Department to give him a pass for his role in recommending the types of ‘harsh interrogation’ tactics that could be used against suspects who the Federal Government labeled as ‘terrorists’ (even though these people had not been tried in court and found guilty of anything). The decision can not be appealed or reopened and Mr Yoo said on the radio program that he feels vindicated by the ruling. The ruling did say he used poor judgement but…

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