The Bush Administration's campaign to win the hearts and minds of Iraqis and the Arab world in general is really taking flight, huh? I hoped the first wave of pictures from the Iraqi prisons was going to be it, but in a conflict this insane, I doubted that would be the case.
Like most decent people, I felt queasy looking at pictures of Iraqi prisoners being humiliated. Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity have taken another tact, saying that the soldiers were "just blowing off steam" or that what was transpiring was no worse than a fraternity prank.
Let's put a bunch of conservative commentators in a pile together and see how Sean Hannity likes Rush's ass in his face.
As usual, Jon Stewart had the best take on this. He said the torture camps were "really not shut down so much as under new management."