Digby On The SC Republican Debate

Brit Hume tackles the question of torture at the Republican debate by describing a doomsday scenario that comes right out of the op-ed pages of the NY Post and Surnow's FOX show "24."

To his credit, McCain did say that it was a million to one scenario. Back to Digby:

It was quite interesting watching the Republicans debate down in South Carolina tonight. I think it's clear that this group has come to fully understand that winning the GOP nomination is all about the codpiece. These guys have just spent the last fifteen minutes of the debate trying to top each other on just how much torture they are willing to inflict. They sound like a bunch of psychotic 12 year olds, although considering the puerile nature of the "24" question it's not entirely their fault. This debate is a very clear insight into what really drives the GOP id...read on


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