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Confirmed: Pelosi Lied About CIA Briefing on Waterboarding

woodbutcherjohn Wrote: May 02, 2012 10:24 AM
This was easily justified. Prisoners had information on the whereabouts of those who attacked our nation, and wouldn't give it up any other way. Furthermore, at no time were the prisoners in danger of dying. To NOT get the information through any means possible would have been UNCONSCIENABLE.

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. ...