‘What is Wrong with These People?’

The Carpetbagger Report summarizes The right's deranged support for waterboarding.

Each of the following was said recently by a different GOP office-holder, leader, or pundit,

  • “There are different ways of doing it. It’s like swimming, freestyle, backstroke.”
  • “One man’s torture is another man’s CIA-sponsored swim lesson.”
  • opposition to waterboarding is “part of the Democrat blame America first” agenda and goes “right along with their desire to close Guantánamo, where the terrorists are gaining weight on American menus that include honey-glazed chicken and rice pilaf.”
  • Waterboarding is something of which every American should be proud.

As Steve Benen correctly asks, What is wrong with these people?.

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