Anyone who knows what waterboarding is
could not be unsure. It is a horrible torture technique used by Pol Pot
and being used on Buddhist monks as we speak, said McCain after a
campaign stop at Dordt College here.
That was then and today he voted against the ban on waterboarding and
the bill that would restrict the CIA to the 19 interrogation
techniques outlined in the Army field manual. Something he
said he supported before. The vote was pretty much
along party lines. If McCain is trying to please the base I
wish he would pick another issue. But unfortunately Republicans are
becoming the party of torture apologists and the ends now justifies the
means. I was also saddened to see Sen. Brownback do the same.
But there are also plenty of torture apologists among