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|The administration had to endorse torture because what matters most is convincing the American people the world is a scary place. So scary that only officials willing to trash what this country supposedly stands for can make us safe-so scary that invading Iraq was justified. The politics of fear is nothing new and enjoys the support of a chorus of conservative cowards like Justice Scalia and much of the right wing media.|
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