This transcends politics, and moves straight to the heart of evil.
Waterboarding has been dismissed by this administration as a "harmless," and "effective means of extracting information." John McCain, who was himself tortured in a POW camp, renounce waterboarding as exactly what it is: torture.
For those of you who don't know (and I'm certain it's most of this great nation of ours) here's the description
. Please, go look, and go read.
Folks, this technique is nothing short of evil. The Khymer Rouge in Cambodia used this as one of their most common torture techniques. Look at it, for chrissakes! It looks like something directly out of the Maleas Maleficarum, or the Spanish Inquisition. I challenge anyone who thinks this administration is good and righteous to explain this affront to humanity.( Commentary on McCain, Bush appeaserCollapse )