"I have a question for all the well-meaning people who praise President Obama for 'banning' torture," asks Barry Eisler. "Would you also find it helpful for the president to ban kidnapping? Child abuse? Mail fraud? Maybe you would. After all, no one likes kidnapping, child abuse, or mail fraud. Maybe it would be good if the president banned them." These things are all illegal, and so is torture, the former CIA operative argues in an op-ed for Freedom of the Press Foundation.