Got this in an email from Jim Pinkerton this morning –
If “waterboarding” is such an effective technique at thwarting evil-doers, as the President and Vice President keep reminding us, then surely it is unconscionable that we are NOT using this effective crime-fighting technique here at home.
Surely murderers, rapists, pedophiles, drug traffickers, and others are morally no better than terrorists. So why should domestic nogoodniks, who are already befouling our country, get better treatment?
So let’s waterboard ‘em all so that they all confess.
Let’s fight evil everywhere, especially here at home, not just overseas!
Indeed. And while we are at it, we should simply waterboard people who might look like they might be – or someday might be (or someday might, possibly think of being) – just to be sure we are making ourselves safe.
You know, a better idea. Why don’t ALL Americans waterboarded so that they will confess to every bad thing they’ve ever done – or might think of doing.