A Matter Of Opinion

Death by Waterboarding?

A reader called and asked if anyone had ever died from being waterboarded. If no one has, he said, why are so many people objecting to its use. I said I didn't know. I told him I'd send his question into blogland to see what response it generates.

So here it is. Blog lines are open.

* Waterboarding: A type of torture in which the victim is immobilized, has rags placed over their face, and has water poured onto them, which creates the sensation of drowning.




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