Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein said that the CIA's actions in the aftermath of 9/11 were a "stain on our values and on our history."
So, she has either bought in to an illusion, or, more likely, is playing on an illusion that many others have about the US (and other countries as well, I'd guess). Either way, it's a ridiculous thing to say. She does go on though to explain the purpose of the report..
"The release of this 500-page summary cannot remove that stain, but it can and does say to our people and the world that America is big enough to admit when it's wrong and confident enough to learn from its mistakes," she said.
I guess the summary could be viewed as a statement that there will be accountability, but that's not the angle that Feinstein took. Unless she was explaining the report on Sesame Street, again, it's a ridiculous thing to say. I smell politicin'