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Confirmed: Pelosi Lied About CIA Briefing on Waterboarding

hawkeye2009 Wrote: May 01, 2012 10:52 AM
How about why she lied?
whargarblgobbler Wrote: May 01, 2012 11:53 AM
wait, so she DIDN'T save lives by being pro-waterboarding and then back-pedaling on it? and she's a dirtbag for achieving an end you agree with by way of unsavory means? what part of "the ends justify the means" don't you understand? and which part of politics did you think was devoid of duplicity? i seem to recall saddam "having" all those WMDs...
NotSoMagicNegro Wrote: May 01, 2012 10:58 AM
She lied for political gain, NOT to actually save lives or for a greater good. Dirtbags like Pelosi lie because it's a way of life, advances their socialist agenda and they're useful uidiots - usually all three.

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. ...