blogenlust
1.11.2005

Scum


But don't millions of Americans laugh everyday?
"Inmate Says Graner Laughed During Abuse" FORT HOOD, Texas - A Syrian inmate at Abu Ghraib said Army Spc. Charles Graner Jr. was the Baghdad prison's primary torturer who laughed while physically abusing him and threatened to kill him more than once. Amin al-Sheikh, testifying via videotaped deposition shown in court Tuesday, said Graner also made him eat pork and drink alcohol, in violation of his Muslim faith, and that he listened through his cell wall while Graner and other Americans forced a Yemeni prisoner eat from a toilet.
I can't help but think that had Graner never been caught on film, he'd be on an accelerated path towards promotion. I don't know why I would think that...