Mukasey Sworn In

Well, he got through – though by the closest margin in 50 years, 53-40. Not quite the 70% that it was initially expected to be. Hopefully he won’t fuck it up too bad. Though, it’s hard to do worse than Alberto Gonzalez. There’s a lot to like about the guy, I will say that, but that whole waterboarding thing is just crazy to me. On the upside, if you can consider it that, I believe Mukasey said that he’d uphold – not that he’d have the option to otherwise – any law passed by Congress stating that waterboarding equated to torture and therefore was illegal. That being said, I can’t find a link online where I read that.

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