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The Dark Side by Jane Mayer
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Oct 04, 2008

really liked it

Here is the inside story of America's abandonment of its own principles (habeus corpus, rules against cruel and unusual punishment) in its reaction to 9/11. The abuses are well documented and presented in the form of personal stories. I even developed a modest sense of empathy toward Cheney as I understood his fears (note: VERY modest).

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