McCain's Dubious High Ground

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Author(s) Rich Lowry
Source National Review
Date September 19, 2006
URL http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=YjRiNGIzYjE3ZjcxNzJiMGMyNTVhMGJhYjQ0MDNhNzk=
Quote
Quotes-start.png "McCain and Co. have a case of treaty fetishism. That is the belief that a piece of paper will alter the behavior of thugs. But a government will abide by the Geneva Conventions only if it is civilized; and if it is civilized, it is unlikely we will be fighting it, which is why we don’t have to worry about defending ourselves from, say, the Danes." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues against the position Competing Graham-McCain-Warner bill should be passed on the topic Military Commissions Act of 2006.