February 25th, 2006

Rumsfeld’s Own Private Idaho

by Philip Baruth

The latest stomach-churning news on Guantanamo, from the Knight Ridder Washington Bureau:rumsfeld

“WASHINGTON - Military interrogators posing as FBI agents at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, wrapped terrorism suspects in an Israeli flag and forced them to watch homosexual pornography under strobe lights during interrogation sessions that lasted as long as 18 hours, according to one of a batch of FBI memos released Thursday.”

Why, you ask?

Because if we didn’t detain them indefinitely without trial, shine painful lights in their eyes and force them to watch homosexual pornography, then the terrorists would win.

Why not, you ask, show them heterosexual pornography?

Because 9/11 changed everything.

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  1. Vermont Daily Briefing » We Torture Because We Love said,

    on May 1st, 2006 at 6:49 pm

    […] Rough translation: we have no choice but to hold prisoners without charges indefinitely — we must waterboard them and strap them into feeding chairs and smear them with fake menstrual blood and blare rock music and gay porn for hours on end and cover them with the Israeli flag — because who knows what the hell will happen to them in the God-forsaken places of the earth they call home. […]