Checking Ron Paul and Barack Obama on torture

On Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in South Carolina at the Republican candidates' debate, the subject was foreign policy. When the subject of waterboarding detainees came up, both Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., and former Godfather's Pizza executive Herman Cain said they favored allowing interrogators to use the practice of simulating drowning to elicit information from a detainee. Waterboarding was permitted under the George W. Bush administration, but the ... Full Story »

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