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Two Too Many Words

09/14/2007 06:33 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

HuffPo headline today: "CIA Bans Use Of Water-Boarding During Interrogations"

So, what, now they can only use it during breaks between interrogations?

Ba-dump-bump-gurgle.

(And, yes, I see that at least one commenter beat me to the day's easiest one-liner. C'est la vie.)

I always wondered what different information you'd get from a drowned farmer than you'd get from a non-drowned farmer or, indeed, from the one-in-several actual baddies who happened to get scooped up in The Company's fast-cash-for-anybody-suspicious-or-ethnic-looking offer (kids full price). Now I guess we'll never know.