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Aug
2005

Officers and veterans defy Bush's neocons

New York Observer
by Joe Conason

08/08/05

Among the most durable stereotypes of American political culture is that military officers secretly yearn for authoritarian rule and blind brutality, especially if they happen to be from the South, while civilian officials and intellectuals supposedly cherish our constitutional order. Those old liberal clichés have been proven false in the struggle to curtail the lawless misconduct symbolized by Abu Ghraib. We now know that the most reliable defenders of the Constitution are lifetime military officers -- bolstered by a trio of Southern conservative Senators who also happen to be decorated veterans. They have been pushing back against the neoconservative academics and experts whose advice led to torture scandals and the abrogation of civil and human rights...

//www.observer.com/opinions_conason.asp


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