Alito’s A Lot to Take

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In a rare interview, Justice Antonin Scalia plays politricks in discussing torture. In this interview Scalia somehow tries to frame the issue regarding the illegal torturing of detainees by the US to apply in completely different situations:

“Is it really so easy to determine that smacking someone in the face to determine where he has hidden the bomb that is about to blow up Los Angeles is prohibited in the constitution?”

First of all, this kind of fearmongering is horrible. Why would he suggest such a scenario? Second, should this stupid hypothetical clearly would warrant any means necessary to … I can’t even keep talking about the absurdidty of this argument, I’m sorry, ninjas. This man clearly has an agenda, and his stance on troture is clearly that of fool. Thanks, Bush. Check out this article at the BBC and if you can, check out the interview either by listening in or getting the podcast.

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