Talk Radio Host “Mancow” Muller — known for some crazy publicity stunts — decided to get waterboarded to see what it’s like and to share it with his listeners. He didn’t like it. Read more about it below, see a photo and watch the video.
From anti-war activists, journalists, and now talk radio hosts, haven’t there been just scads of private citizens who have ‘voluntarily’ got waterboarded just to demonstrate how awful it is? Though I don’t know the actual number, I know, it’s wayyyy more then the 3 actual terrorists who experienced it at Gitmo.
Erich “Mancow” Mueller was waterboarded for the purpose of publicity and discussion on his show and has quickly decided it’s definitely torture. (Of course, I’ve listened to Mancow and I think HE is torture but I digress.) His waterboarding was done in a controlled environment and he lasted 6 seconds.
“It is way worse than I thought it would be, and that’s no joke,” Mancow said. “It is such an odd feeling to have water poured down your nose with your head back… It was instantaneous… and I don’t want to say this: absolutely torture.”
All of these people who want to experience it so they can decide if it rises to the level of torture are missing the greater point aren’t they?
Of course waterboarding is awful. It’s SUPPOSE to be. The greater point to determine is whether it is necessary and effective in our ability to gather information that will stop catastrophic terrorist attacks. And for those who were there, intimately involved with the terrorists, the answer is an unwavering yes.
You can watch the video of Mancow Muller being waterboarded below the jump.
Mancow Muller Waterboarded Video