The NYT has the text of President Bush’s radio speech in which he announces his veto of legislation that would have banned the CIA from torturing suspects. See: Text: Bush on Veto of Intelligence Bill for the sickening reality that Bush aims to go down in history as the president who proudly and unapologetically endorsed torture as America’s state policy.

He has shamed himself so many times now that it’s commonplace. But he shames us all — and Congress in particular, unless the lawmakers recover enough of their honor to override this travesty.

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