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With Haspel Confirmation Pending, Torture Opponents Target Fence-Sitters Flake, Heitkamp, and Others


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With Haspel Confirmation Pending, Torture Opponents Target Fence-Sitters Flake, Heitkamp, and Others

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

With at least two Senate Democrats now supporting Gina Haspel's nomination to run the CIA, despite her leadership role in the Bush administration's post-9/11 torture program, those working to


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From the article:

“…senators from both parties who are on the fence or may be swayed by the nominee’s horrific past.”

If you’re uncomfortable on a fence, or especially if you can be swayed by horror, you’re not going to be a senator of THIS United States.


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Blah Blah Blah Blah…and then Haspel was confirmed with the help of just enough Democrats to her the votes needed…

Why do even progressive publications pretend there is even the possibility she won’t be confirmed?


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Haspel is an affront to every hardworking ethical civil servant or government employee. I will call my Senators and thank them for their opposition. Thanks for this reminder that we can all participate in this decision.


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The smirk on her face is disgusting. Guilty as charged by the court of public opinion.


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It’s important to realize that every director has condoned torture in one manner or another, and if this bastard is blocked, whomever is approved will as well, no matter how “respectable” they may be.


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BS their not all evil.