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Joe Tortureman

 

I'd read about this earlier today on Joementum, but I knew that CTBlogger was going to put up a YouTube and I really wanted to see it with my own eyes before I wrote anything about it.  Yep, there's no mistake.  Here is Joe Tortureman on Imus, joking about…well, what else, torture:

I have particularly appreciated your interrogation of some of the other Democratic elected officials. And I’m very comforted to know that your interrogation is not covered by Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions. Heh-heh-heh.

Oh!!!  My sides, my sides.  The Geneva Convention is no longer even quaint, it's now devolved into schtick on Imus.  Yes, this is how seriously Joe considered his vote to institutionalize the United States as a nation of torturers.  Just another rubber chicken to whack the Democrats with, right?  Oh I can't breathe.  Joe you teh funny.  You really are.

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Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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