She exemplifies those tough, anti-terrorist methods. Torture is good! It's good for the soul! It's good for Dick Cheney! It's good for America! Best of all, you don't empathy to qualify as a torturer. The righties should be rallying around this fine soldier in the name of our freedoms. The Associated Press: Lynndie England DC lecture canceled after threats WASHINGTON â€” Organizers have canceled a lecture at the Library of Congress by the woman who became a symbol of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal after threats caused concerns about staff safety. Former Army reservist Lynndie England had been scheduled to discuss her biography Friday as part of a veterans forum on Capitol Hill. The book by author Gary S. Winkler is called "Tortured: Lynndie England, Abu Ghraib and the Photographs That Shocked the World."