Senator Ted Kennedy has publicly declared on Blue Mass Group his being against President Bush’s pick for Attorney General Michael Mukaskey. Senator Kennedy picks as his main reason for opposing Judge Mukaskey waterboarding, a practice that simulates drowning.
He refused to call waterboarding an act of torture and condemn the practice. He suggested that the Geneva Conventions may not apply to enemies we capture –
Really Senator Kennedy, do you really want to be using waterboarding as your major point of opposition to Judge Mukaskey. I’m sorry but it seems really interesting coming from you. Perhaps the diagram below can jog your memory as to why this is not a good idea.
illustration found at: Tom McMahon’s blog