I’m getting rather ambivalent about having celebrities get waterboarded, even when it changes their opinion like Erich "Mancow" Mueller. It’s torture, now he knows it. But the more it is done the more it becomes a parlor trick in too many eyes. It’s torture, it’s a crime not a game of Cranium.
And you still have a result like this from moral degenerates:
Mancow also revealed that his friend Sean Hannity "called me and said ‘it’s still not torture.’"
So more evidence that Sean Hannity is an a-hole. That’s already been proven. I’ll let Charles P. Pierce sum up the Id of Hannity and his ilk (oh, I love that word):
We moved into an era in which the reflexive instincts of the Gut were celebrated at the expense of reasoned, informed opinion. To this day, we have a political party—the Republicans—who, because it embraced a “movement of Conservatism” that celebrated anti-intellectualism is now incapable of conducting itself in any other way. That has profound political and cultural consequences, and the truly foul part about it was that so many people engaged in it knowing full well they were peddling poison.