Wednesday, December 12, 2007


"Waterboarding": simulated drowning, or a new "extreme" sport?

Yesterday on PBS’s Newshour, host Gwen Ifill asked Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO) whether waterboarding constitutes torture. Bond replied that the technique is actually more like “swimming."

From Think Progress.

And on the semantic delicacy of the word "waterboarding," I refer you to Jon Stewart:

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