It has bothered me for some years how the Republicans and right-wing types have been referring to the other party as “the Democrat Party” in a perjorative fashion. Now it bothers me even more. According to Marty Peretz, the practice

Resports — largely unreported — of routine torture in U.S. facilities in Afghanistan: When Captain Carolyn Wood assumed control of the prison in the summer of 2002–she ran it until taking over Abu Ghraib a year later–interrogation tactics came to