Since you asked…
Dianne West writes:
Why have the media continued to report, obsess and revel in the same old humiliation photos from U.S.-controlled Abu Ghraib even as they ignore never-before-aired videotape that documents the hacking, maiming and bloody torture that took place at Abu Ghraib under Saddam Hussein?
Because we are the ones who are responsible for the killing and humiliation of Iraqis under our control in Abu Ghraib and we are supposed to be better than that. We don’t get bonus points for being almost as bad as Saddam…but not quite.