NRT blogs on how Dick Cheney has defended “dunking in water” as an interrogation technique if it saves lives and how he has been labelled “Vice-President for Torture”.
Putting aside the debate over water-boarding, I can’t resist commenting that of all the Government titles one can have, it’s hard to beat “Vice-President for Torture”.
I mean think of the politeness and service you’ll get. If you’re on a flight and they have to decide who gets a complimentary upgrade, you can bet that the Vice-President for Torture will not be left in economy class.
Go to a restaurant, and there is no doubt the waiter will be especially polite and attentive. And you’d be the one taxpayer even the IRD treats with respect.
Also imagine all there fuming third world dictators. They give themselves titles such as Commisar of the Nation, Supreme Patriotic Leader etc, but none of their titles are as cool as Vice-President for Torture. Within a few years there will probably be a dozen copycats.Tags: United States