SJFWT!

Not everyone is happy with Hitchen's waterboarding himself. Phillip Carter:

I thought we learned in grade school to be a little smarter than this -- that it wasn't necessary to stick a metal fork in the electrical socket to know there was electricity there. Unfortunately, for some people personal experience trumps all other forms of learning, and they must learn at the school of hard knocks. Or, in this case, the school of hard torture.

Freddy Gray:

Join SJFWT! That’s Stop Journalists From Waterboarding Themselves, @TAC’s new help group. According to the CIA, only a handful of terror suspects have been waterboarded. Yet SWJT reports that thousands of journalists, suffering from chronic lack of inspiration, have had themselves asphyxiated for the sake a crumby article. Worst of all: it’s entirely self-inflicted.

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