HOLDER: If you look at the history of the use of that technique, used by the Khmer Rouge, used in the Inquisition, used by the Japanese and prosecuted by us as war crimes. We prosecuted our own soldiers for using it in Vietnam. I agree with you, Mr. Chairman, waterboarding is torture.Eric Holder, next Attorney General of the United States.
"Mr. Chairman, no one is above the law. The president has a constitutional obligation to faithfully execute the laws of the United States."The Imperial Presidency may hopefully be reeled back in, thank goodness.