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Confirmed: Pelosi Lied About CIA Briefing on Waterboarding

1512 Wrote: May 01, 2012 7:54 PM
Really - well it's time to grow up - WE ARE AT WAR - with religious nuts who are willing to kill Americans anywhere in this world! So, I'll keep it simple - from water boarding, we got the names of some "really bad guys" - who where planning more "really bad stuff" following 9-11 for our countrymen. In order to keep our country and citizens safe - decisions no matter how difficult - need to be made.

Three years ago, I wrote a satirical column "defending" Nancy Pelosi against accusations that she had lied publicly about being briefed by the CIA about the use of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EITs) -- including waterboarding -- on enemy detainees as far back as 2002.  Here's her infamous denial:

The evidence against Pelosi was so strong that her tale could only be explained one of two ways: Either (a) she was lying, or (b) a vast conspiracy had constructed a web of deceit to ensnare her. ...