SNL: Torture Is Teh Funny!

(h/t Heather)

I know that comedy should push the envelope occasionally and make you uncomfortable, but sorry, I'm having a hard time finding teh funny in this SNL skit from last night.

Cast member Jason Sudeikis plays a federal agent eager to rid Gitmo of instruments of torture in its "Going Out of Business" sale.

What does it say about this country that we can joke about torturing others with car batteries, jumper cables and waterboarding? Woo hoo, it's hilarious to offer german shepherds used to threaten and terrorize detainees on a "buy two, get the third for free" deal. Here's a knee slapper: let's violate the Geneva Conventions, but don't look back for accountability to those responsible, and hey, maybe we'll joke about it on the longest-running comedy program on American network television!

Nope, still not finding teh funny.


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