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Deroy Murdock on Waterboarding, Ctd.


Yesterday, I noted Murdock’s column arguing that Americans should be proud of waterboarding, and commented that Murdock, given his premises, should be attacking the Bush administration for not using waterboarding enough. He writes in:

[T]he whole point of my piece is that I AM complaining that we do NOT waterboard enough. Yes, we need to waterboard more. At the moment, waterbaording appears to have been banned by both the CIA and the Pentagon. As I say pretty directly in my piece, Bush should reinstate waterboarding publicly and proudly, and I called him deluded for thinking he would gain anything by going along with the Left and ditching waterboarding. . . .

I hope this clears up any confusion you might have had.

I don’t think his column was quite as clear on this point as he thinks. I’m sorry to hear that this is his view.


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