Professor Jonathan Turley on the Rachel Maddow Show, regarding investigating and prosecuting war crimes committed by the Bush-Cheney administration:
It’s going to be inconvenient. But principle is always inconvenient. It’s never a good time for principle.
And so that’s going to be the test. But you know what, I think the new Barack Obama, the President Obama is going to find it very hard to go ’round the world and to say that we’re now, again, the nation of rules of law, if the first act he commits as President is to walk away from a confirmed war crime.