An open letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein
Last updated 11/15/2007 at Noon
Dear Mrs. Feinstein,
I’m outraged to hear that you will support a candidate for Attorney General who can’t say that “waterboarding” is torture and prohibited by our Constitution. Please reconsider; you are first a civilized human of the 21st Century and second a Senator.
It’s obvious that “waterboarding” is torture, prohibited by all religions and standards of morality and our democratic ideal to support human rights everywhere.
Our use of torture, or even suspicion of it, is rocket fuel for hate and violence against us, and for disgust and loss of friendship from our allie...