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GG100310: To Quell Any Lingering Doubts

March 10, 2010

Waterboarding for DummiesInterrogators were instructed to start pouring water right after a detainee exhaled, to ensure he inhaled water, not air, in his next breath. They could use their hands to “dam the runoff” and prevent water from spilling out of a detainee’s mouth. They were allowed six separate 40-second “applications” of liquid in each two-hour session—and could dump water over a detainee’s nose and mouth for a total of 12 minutes a day. Finally, to keep detainees alive even if they inhaled their own vomit during a session—a not-uncommon side effect of waterboarding—the prisoners were kept on a liquid diet. — Is torture, no? —

4 Comments leave one →
  1. March 11, 2010 2:46 PM

    If they didn’t want to be interrogated enhancingly (I like that invention, reminds one of enchantingly), they shouldn’t have been detainees.

  2. March 12, 2010 12:14 AM

    So true.

  3. April 2, 2010 1:36 PM

    More stump, please.

    PS. Congrats on blowing up Carnival of the Liberals.

    • April 2, 2010 3:29 PM

      yeah yeah. we have been experiencing some turmoil out in Real Life. things will be happening here at some point. most sorry.

      i didn’t want or intend to destroy COTL, but i have been known to kill many a thread with my commentary…

      thanks for checking in!

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