Rep. Michele Baschmann then weighed, saying that as president she would be ready to use waterboarding, rousing applause, but also the strange place. She continued to claim that President Obama is "losing the war against terrorism," despite the surge in terrorist president Body Count.
Highlights From the Republican Debate – Perhaps the dominant themes running this year’s slate will go Republican presidential candidate debates have reactions to things conservative audiences, including executions, allowing the uninsured to die, and the issue of gay U.S. military. Tonight, CBS / Journal of the National Republican debate, the audience in a way it was in both directions, wildly cheering on both sides of the question whether the U.S. should water-board suspected terrorists.
Moderator Major Garrett started asking (co?) Lead by Herman Cain for his stance on torture. After a long pause, Cain said: “I do not agree with torture, period. However, I will trust in the Court of our military leaders to decide what is torture and what is not torture.”
Garrett Cain kept asking if he believed that waterboarding is torture, or just an “enhanced interrogation techniques.”
“I recognize that it was an enhanced interrogation technique,” Cain said that a mixture of laughter and applause light. “I want to follow this policy, I can not see it as torture, I see it as an enhanced interrogation technique.”
Rep. Michele Baschmann then weighed, saying that as president she would be ready to use waterboarding, rousing applause, but also the strange place. She continued to claim that President Obama is “losing the war against terrorism,” despite the surge in terrorist president Body Count.
Major Garrett, citing his “Spidey sense”, then threw the question of Rep. Ron Paul, who received loud applause for saying that “boarding is torture,” and observes that “it is illegal under international law, and our laws. And ‘also immoral. “
Even former Governor of Utah Jon Huntsman, received a high acclaim to say he opposes torture.
The explanation for this apparent schism in the public’s reaction to torture is probably contained in the introductory discussion. Congressman Paul is known to have a very loyal following intense, and when introduced were heard tonight. The applause from the opposition to torture was loud, but localized, as shown in a shot from the audience reaction.