Torture: not open to "debate"

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"There is no debate to be had on torture. Torture is illegal, it's immoral and it's counterproductive. We're not allowed [legally] to have a debate on it, and it's rather underhand for media outlets in the United States to claim that there are any circumstances in which this should be happening. -- Andy Worthington

I personally think it's a mistake to imply legitimacy to arguments in favor of torture by providing a forum for the same, but the Fairbanks Daily New-Miner recaps the exchange between war criminal John Yoo and detainee defense attorney Steve Wax yesterday: 

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