06/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Jim Inhofe Cites Free Colonoscopy As GITMO Benefit (VIDEO)

Via Jake Tapper, here's a video of James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe, best known as the Senate's preeminent climate change crackpot, talking about how great everyone has it as a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, because guess what: "anyone, any detainee, over 55 has an opportunity to have a colonoscopy."

"Now none of them take 'em up on it, because once they explain what it is, none of them want to do it," Inhofe said. "But nonetheless it's an opportunity that they have."

Indeed. A tremendous opportunity! Why, for the chance at a free "prison colonoscopy" -- which usually entails a broken bottle, massive internal bleeding and "surgical improvisation" -- who wouldn't trade their rights to a fair trial and other basic human rights for a chance to be indefinitely incarcerated on this island paradise?


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