This was so perfect that I just had to link to it here. Learn why the USA’s torture policy is like the One Ring. Just go over there and read it now.
Over on his blog, David Louis Edelman examines the psychology behind the Bourne movies, compares them to the Bond movies, and then really hits home with what sort of wish fulfillment is going in terms of the American subconscious. Sharp, witty, and really spot on.