President Obama has banned the harshest tactics that the CIA employed in the interrogation of suspected terrorists captured after 9/11, with his Justice Department labeling waterboarding, a simulated-drowning tactic used in many interrogations, as "torture."
"Torture was never permitted,"
Friday, May 22, 2009
Liz Cheney tells Norah O'Donnell that Waterboarding is Not Torture
Dick Cheney claimed in his speech yesterday that Waterboarding is Not Torture
Here's what conservative radio host Erich "Mancow" Muller says about waterboarding:
If the Cheneys can't even tell the truth about what waterboarding is, why would anyone believe them when they tell us that waterboarding and other methods of torture are essential for our protection?
Swopa has an excellent piece up at Firedoglake about waterboarding and hypocrisy that's a MUST read.