America, a Symbol of . . .
America, a Symbol of . . . - New York Times: "This Memorial Day is not a good one for the country that was once the world's most brilliant beacon of freedom and justice.
State Department officials know better than anyone that the image of the United States has deteriorated around the world. The U.S. is now widely viewed as a brutal, bullying nation that countenances torture and operates hideous prison camps at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and in other parts of the world - camps where inmates have been horribly abused, gruesomely humiliated and even killed."