Torture is no laughing matter, but I just noted this amusing phrasing from Newsweek:

In addition to waterboarding, Zubaydah was subjected to sleep deprivation and bombarded with blaring rock music by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. One agent was so offended he threatened to arrest the CIA interrogators, according to two former government officials directly familiar with the dispute.



Yes, they went beyond sleep deprivation and drowning to deploy . . . the Chili Peppers:



On a semi-serious note, I have to think you'd feel just terrible if you learned that your music was being used as part of a regime of torture.

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