Yet Rush Limbaugh claims the Democrats have watered down (pun unintended) the definition of torture like the members of NOW changed the definition of domestic violence. And his sidekick Sean Hannity uses a football to express his love of our Constitution.
Elizabeth Cheney, the daughter of the former vice president and a former State Department official, made a round of cable television appearances this week to defend her father’s belief in waterboarding with the tortured logic that US soldiers receive the same treatment during training.
Talk radio's Laura Ingraham suggests that the popularity of the television show 24 is all the information needed to justify torture. Yet John McCain, her party's last standard-bearer, disagrees with the fiction.
Left-leaning Lawerence O’Donnell dismisses Dick Cheney's speeches and mentions the fact that torture... uh, crimes against humanity... uh, harsh/ enhanced interrogation was not used even after the one month early, 12 noon delivery of the 3am wake-up call which came in the form of the August 6, 2001 PDB (Presidential Daily Briefing) which was titled "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in USA."