“I think it would be very unwise, from my perspective, to start having commissions, boards, tribunals, until we find out what the facts are,” Mr. Reid told reporters. “I don’t know a better way of getting the facts than through the Intelligence Committee.”
Ms. Feinstein has said she too opposes a commission for now. She announced her panel’s investigation in March, saying it would examine how the CIA operated its detention program. The committee will also evaluate what intelligence the CIA gained through its “enhanced” interrogation techniques.
And ladies and gentlemen if you think that means anything other than certain Democrats needing time to gage the political winds and assure their own asses are in the clear; I’ve got a bridge for you…
quotes as found in WSJ