So, via Atrios and several others, Ed Cone has a transcript of Sy Hersh's interview with the ACLU. Among other things:
Seymour Hersh says the US government has videotapes of boys being sodomized at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

"The worst is the soundtrack of the boys shrieking," the reporter told an ACLU convention last week. Hersh says there was "a massive amount of criminal wrongdoing that was covered up at the highest command out there, and higher."


Hersh describes a Pentagon in crisis. The defense department budget is “in incredible chaos,” he says, with large sums of cash missing, including something like $1 billion that was supposed to be in Iraq.

"The disaffecion inside the Pentagon is extremeley accute," Hersh says. He tells the story of an officer telling Rumsfeld how bad things are, and Rummy turning to a ranking general yes-man who reassured him that things are just fine. Says Hersh, "The Secretary of Defense is simply incapable of hearing what he doesn’t want to hear."
Seriously guys? This is absolutely amazing. I mean, you think they've topped themselves to the greatest extent possible, and now they go and do this. It's enougb to make you want to take a nap or something.

Please someone send me a link about the latest development in the German cannibal affair, anything to lift my spirits here.

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