December 18, 2014

Bloody Bill Kristol lived up to his nickname when he discussed torture with Newsmax' Steve Malzberg, by declaring that the CIA didn't really torture detainees, but only made them feel uncomfortable.

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol is urging likely GOP presidential candidates to defend the CIA in the wake of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report, telling Newsmax TV host Steve Malzberg today that Republicans should emulate Dick Cheney’s recent media tour in defense of the agency’s treatment of detainees.

According to Kristol, CIA detainees didn’t experience “real torture” and merely endured “unpleasant” interrogation that “you recover from and seems to have no lasting effects at all.”

Apparently Bloody Bill forgot that a tortured prisoner died, but why bother with the facts. I know he'll never bother reading the Senate report, but maybe he should at least read The Daily Beast's round up of the The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’

Interrogations that lasted for days on end. Detainees forced to stand on broken legs, or go 180 hours in a row without sleep. A prison so cold, one suspect essentially froze to death....read on

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