Thursday’s a cruise day

| April 30, 2009
Where in the World is Air Force One?

Where in the World is Air Force One?

OVERNIGHT LINKS — well, just one, really.

I’m heading out to the Left Coast for some time to come, so blogging will be a bit more sporadic and light. For today . . .

ITEM: Debra Saunders takes a look at Pelosi’s Tortured Explanation:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had been pushing for a “truth commission” to investigate the CIA’s use of “enhanced interrogation” techniques like waterboarding — until Republicans started shining the spotlight on Pelosi herself. Now she is not so adamant.

Spokesman Brendan Daly told me that Pelosi wants a truth commission, “but she still realizes the political reality” — as in the opposition of President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The rest of the reality may well be this: Pelosi knew that White House lawyers had sanctioned waterboarding in 2002 — and did not protest.

Read the whole thing, and I’ll see you on the weekend.  ..bruce w..

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Webster is Principal and Founder at Bruce F. Webster & Associates, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Brigham Young University. He works with organizations to help them with troubled or failed information technology (IT) projects. He has also worked in several dozen legal cases as a consultant and as a testifying expert, both in the United States and Japan. He can be reached at, or you can follow him on Twitter as @bfwebster.

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