Declassifying documents – as the Bush administration has to prove it’s never ordered torture – is always a good thing. But it does inevitably provoke a raft of follow-up questions. For example, after signing off some new (hard but fair, rather than torturous) integration techniques, Donald Rumsfeld added, ‘I stand for 8-10 hours a day. Why is standing limited to 4 hours?’ Why, oh why, oh why? Does his office have no chair?