Jane Mayer
has been a guest of The Colbert Report
and got nailed in the process

August 12, 2008 NailingEdit


  • book: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals
  • she opened up citing 9-11
  • the story about how we became a torture state
  • Constitution bans cruel and unusual
    • what we've been doing may be cruel, but it is no longer unusual
  • No harm, no foul slogan used in Iraq
  • she tries to make "enhanced interrogation" sound bad
    • some were taken from communists
      • sign of leadership willing to learn from enemies
  • ideals are eternal until you do something public that counters them
  • she is hurting America since she was the one who exposed the torture
    • always looks at the glass as half empty instead of full and with a guy's face in it
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