Andrew sullivan (affectionately nicknamed sully) is a conservative author, editor, and blogger at andrewsullivancom, though he has been characterized as a crypto-liberal by many on the right. Andrew sullivan, torture and rick santorum by daniel p horan, ofm may 10, 2011 may 10, 2011 the popular online commentator andrew sullivan makes what i think is one of the best points that i've seen in a while. This is probably a good place to mention andrew sullivan's essay the abolition of torture: saving the united states from a totalitarian future, in the new republic, dec 19, 2004, p 19 19. Older essay worth reprising the abolition of torture saving the united states from a totalitarian future andrew sullivan december 19, 2005 why is torture wrong it may seem like an obvious question, or even one beneath discussion.
Andrew sullivan responds to charles krauthammer on the question of torture, in the new republic, the abolition of torture, december 19, 2005 issue, here (sub req'd. Sullivan was also an early and aggressive advocate of marijuana legalization, the abolition of state-sanctioned torture, reevaluation of our relationship with israel, a liberalized catholic church. Andrew sullivan shuttered his blog, the dish, last week it was a unique, capacious site, driven by news but built out in many directions it was a unique, capacious site, driven by news but built.
Read the onfaith archives for the andrew sullivan category. Sullivan always understood that torture was a temptation, and that the day would come when it was applied not in emergency, ticking-clock situations, but as a matter of routine. The abolition of torture saving the united states from a totalitarian future • andrew sullivan • december 19, 2005 | why is torture wrong it may seem like an obvious question, or even one beneath discussion. Andrew michael sullivan (born 10 august 1963) is a british-born american author, editor, and blogger sullivan is a conservative political commentator, a former editor of the new republic, and the author or editor of six books.
In a constitutional democracy based on the unalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, the abolition of torture in wartime was a defining mark of america. News review mr hitchens and mr sullivan spoke about current issues including iraq and the 2002 elections they also responded to questions and comments from telephone callers. This is not to say that lincoln did nothing to bring about the abolition of slavery however, it was more a political move than a moral one in the beginning of the war, lincoln's aim was to preserve the union, although he gave two main reasons why he was not doing more for the issue of slavery.
I've been reading all the chest-beating about obama's perfidy in not releasing the torture photos and wondering why i seemed so alone sullivan was one of his harshest critics at first blush. Writing students will be assigned a final paper and an in-class mid-term examination consisting of essay questions designed to test his or her familiarity with the required reading and the class discussion. Andrew sullivan: it is one of history's great tragedies that american conservatism, born in part in resistance to soviet torture, should end by endorsing it in america, by americans. Also hilarious in the singapore example as of african americans were left alone to build their own society after the abolition of slavery 1 reply 0 retweets 1 like reply. Andrew sullivan, in last friday's weekly editorial, says america desperately needs a healthy conservatism, and tells us what he thinks that consists of in today's america, this conservatism is completely under siege.
The answer to andrew sullivan is to point back to everything the gospels tell us let's not isolate the sayings of jesus we like and fit him into our vision for how the world should work. New to this edition are essays by charles krauthammer and andrew sullivan on the adoption in 2005 of the mccain amendment, which explicitly bars the use of torture and other cruel methods of interrogation. The truth about torture, revisited [re-posted from earlier today] nine years ago, charles krauthammer wrote an essay in the weekly standard defending the use of torture by the united states. In academia, left-liberalism is so entrenched its advocates' debating skills have gone rusty when you've been talking to yourself for decades and imposing speech codes on everyone else, your ability to argue coherently - let alone entertainingly - inevitably wanes.
Andrew sullivan, senior editor, the abolition of torture, the new republic, 12/19/05 question: how does sullivan think the use of torture in some circumstances might be similar to the use of civil disobedience. Last week, sullivan appeared on larry king live with an orthodox episcopal priest (i hope the show's bookers contacted fish and wildlife's endangered species program with news of their rare. 19 quotes from andrew sullivan: ' monsters remain human beings in fact, to reduce them to a subhuman level is to exonerate them of their acts of terrorism and mass murder — just as animals are not deemed morally responsible for killing.
Andrew sullivan is both a clinton hater of longstanding, and prone to freakouts about democratic presidential candidates blowing elections his pants-wetting breakdown after the first obama/romney. Discover andrew sullivan famous and rare quotes share andrew sullivan quotations about politics, war and torture war and torture homophobia whether. Media coverage of the disclosure of the torture memo authored by bush justice department official john c yoo has been mostly a deafening silence but on this morning's chris matthews' show.