Sunday, December 30, 2007

Torturing the innocent

So, it turns out that we've released half the folks we've held at Gitmo because, well, because they were innocent. So the question becomes this: Have we tortured innocent people?

The answer, of course, is "No." Don't worry, people we torture never are innocent. They always confess to something. Indeed, that's why fascist dictatorships torture -- to extract confessions from dissidents to justify show trials and executions. Heck, torture me enough, and I'll confess to being the guy behind the grassy knoll who *really* killed JFK. Well, except for the nasty fact that I was born the year after JFK was assassinated but... oh yeah, I did it while I was a fetus. Yeah!

-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. Heck, all they have to do is strap me down and force me to listen to a couple of hours of ABBA, and I'd confess to killing Archduke Ferdinand.

  2. First and foremost... what Anonymous said. (TM Atrios)

    Second, I can believe you were at the grassy knoll as a fetus, since fetuses (fetii?) are people too, according to the mouth-breathin', Bible-thumpin', hooker-humpin', sister-marryin', rifle-rack-in-the-pickmup neocon wingnut idjits. And if they're people, they can be killers, just like the rest o' them good ole boys.

  3. grr, Chinese spammers. Zapped.


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