Dave Stancliff Jesse Ventura asks, 'If waterboarding is okay why don't we let the police use it?' blogarama.com

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Jesse Ventura asks, 'If waterboarding is okay why don't we let the police use it?'

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 By David Edwards and Stephen Webster

 Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, making a guest appearance on ABC’s The View, gave co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck a lesson or two about the torture technique known as waterboarding.

Ventura, who underwent a barrage of torture techniques at the military Survival, Evade, Resist and Escape (SERE) school, confirmed for Hasselbeck that waterboarding is torture and not just an “enhanced interrogation technique.”

“If waterboarding is okay, why don’t we let our police do it to suspects to learn what they know?” he asked to a chorus of applause.

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1 comment:

Carl Hand-up said...

Outstanding story, I support Water Boarding Dick Chaney, it couldn't happen to nicer person. I enjoyed Jesse Ventures' comments on who is water-boarded Muslins only.