(FTM Daily) -- Perhaps it was no surprise that elements within the GOP rose to defend the honor of George W. Bush & Co. after this week’s release of the CIA Torture Report. After all, the horrifying atrocities outlined in the Senate’s 480-page Executive Summary — of the lengthier 6,700 page classified CIA investigative report — shed critical light on the dark CIA actions taken against war-time detainees during the Republican-led Bush administration.
Sadly, the release of the CIA Torture Report sailed right past most Americans and landed quickly into the dustbin of the 24-hour news cycle.
No public discussion. And hardly any public dissent.
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However, the soundbites that emerged from some political and religious leaders may tell an even more important story about the state of our broken nation.
In fact, from the moment that the Senate-sponsored report hit the news wires, it was politicized by both Republicans and Democrats.