EDITORIAL: America violates its own ideals in torturing prisoners

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The first definition of the noun ideal in the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary is “a standard of perfection, beauty or excellence. Although it has fallen short now and again, this nation was built upon a number of ideals that makes many of us proud to have been born and raised here.

One of those ideals is our sense of justice. Evidence was presented last week – in the form of 525 pages of executive summary – that many actions have been taken in our name that violate our deep-seated ideas of justice.

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