Policy happens, and then you get a promotion!
Yeah, the guy who set the policies for Gitmo, and then went over to study Abu Ghraib and the other prisons in Iraq, with the horrors of Abu Ghriab happening just weks later, has been promoted. There is no conclusion we can come to but that the destruction of civil liberties, the denial of Geneva Conventions, and the sanctioning of torture is a Bush Administration policy.
Why does "Peter Principle" come to mind so quickly?
Rinse twice and spit liberally. Good luck getting the taste out of your mouths.