It is official: Waterboarding is not torture. It just is a political tool by Obama administration to blame and humiliate Bush administration regardless of the damage done to our national security and intelligence operations.
Andrew McCarthy gives more details on this:
There was a little noticed bombshell in Washington’s waterboarding melodrama last week. And it wasn’t Nancy Pelosi’s implosion in a Capitol Hill press room, where she yet again tried to explain her inexplicable failure to protest the CIA’s “torturing” of detainees. No, this one detonated in the hearing room of the House Judiciary Committee. There, Attorney General Eric Holder inadvertently destroyed the warped basis for his claim that waterboarding, as administered by the CIA, amounted to torture.