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June 8, 2010

Glenn Greenwald: A growing part of the Obama legacy

"When the history of the Bush era is written- the obvious question will be: what was done about the systematic war crimes- torture regime- chronic lawbreaking- and even human experimentation which that administration perpetrated on the world? And the answer is now just as obvious: nothing- because the subsequent President — Barack Obama — decreed that We Must Look Forward- Not Backward- and then engaged in extreme measures to carry out that imperial- Orwellian dictate by shielding those crimes from investigation- review- adjudication and accountability."

Glenn Greenwald: A growing part of the Obama legacy

Protecting serious Bush crimes while persecuting whistle blowers is now a clear pattern. News and views from Glenn Greenwald