Bob Baer, a former CIA officer visits the set of Real Time and explains why torture doesn't work and why waterboarding is torture. Baer also notes that we haven't even seen the worst of what happened because there are ninety two CIA cases that were destroyed because what was in them was so horrific.
It's very annoying that we still have to bring people out to explain over and over again that waterboarding is torture and "torture is bad.
We have to blame the media on this in reality because torture apologists will do and say anything to cloud the truth, but the media endlessly debates the same things over and over again. It's settled law and has been settled for decades. Torture is illegal and torture is a crime.
From this Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher, one of Bill's "Real Time reporters," Alexandra Pelosi, sent the show this report from the 2012 Republican National Convention. Lots of Obama derangement syndrome, teabaggers and wingnuts galore. Read more...