Yes, the Obama Administration Still Tortures

Worse than waterboarding? (AP)

Barack Obama may have just announced a troop surge in Iraq following a devastating loss in the midterms, but he is nothing like George W. Bush. That’s why his administration has made clear that the United States does not torture its enemies. But what about its friends?

Consider this passage from an illuminating (and frightening) profile of senior Obama adviser Valeria Jarrett in the New Republic: