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Colbert: Torture is in the eye of the beholder

By David Edwards
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 8:24 EDT
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Stephen Colbert used his “The Word” segment to consider a Justice Department memo that said that harsh interrogation tactics were legal if the interrogator had an “honest belief” that the tactics were not torture.

Colbert said, “This proves the administration does respect human rights. The human rights of interrogators.”

This video is from Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, broadcast July 29, 2008.



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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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