To start with, I want to make sure everyone understands that 1) I do not support George Bush’s war on Iraq, 2) I fully support the men and women who are serving in our armed forces. They have pledged to serve our country and whether I agree with the decision or not, I respect these people for holding true to their pledge and thank them for putting their lives on the line for us, 3) I fully believe that the majority of soldiers would not and have not abused any Iraqi prisoners. This is a horrible act by a very small percentage of our forces.
The thing I find puzzling is the response from our fearless leader Dubya and his gang. They are blaming the problem on lack of training and rushing to train soldiers on prisoner treatment or get ‘trained experts’ in place to manage the prisoners.
Excuse me, Mr. President. Exactly what type of training is required to ensure that a human being doesn’t force another human being to strip naked and lie on the floor?