"Liberals had plenty to say about the moral and legal implications of torture, wiretapping and other tools that George W. Bush employed to fight the war on terror. But President Obamas equally controversial escalation of drone strikes against al-Qaida and Taliban militants in Pakistan has been almost completely absent from presidential politics this year.<quoted text>
I like your phrase "enhanced interrogation" by the Bush Administration.
That's like calling Auschwitz an "enhanced shower facility".
"Voices that may have been eager to jump on the issue four years ago are hesitant to criticize a Democratic president, one who has worked to erase the Republican Partys longstanding national security advantage. Cavallaro put it this way:Its curious at least that many who have spoken out about suspect national security policy in the last administration have chosen not to do so in the past few years.