Like pornography, torture doesn’t require a definition; you know it when you see it or feel it

Voices – Like pornography, torture doesn’t require a definition; you know it when you see it or feel it
With all the media coverage of “waterboarding” and all the congressional questioning of government officials about their views on the subject, I imagine that by now many people think that waterboarding must be the worst kind of torture that the United States has engaged in, and that if waterboarding is in fact not torture then the idiot king is correct when he says: “We don’t torture.” This is the way myths are born, so let’s try and squash this particular one while it’s still young.

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