What would Krauthammer do?


A couple of months ago, Charles Krauthammer was explaining to us all under what circumstances it is justified, no, necessary, to torture a prisoner for information. In particular he said this:

The second exception to the no-torture rule is the extraction of information from a high-value enemy in possession of high-value information likely to save lives. This case lacks the black-and-white clarity of the ticking time bomb scenario. We know less about the length of the fuse or the nature of the next attack. But we do know the danger is great.

So, I’m wondering.  Now that Scott Roeder (who killed abortion doctor Tiller) has stated he is part of an active network and there are others out there about to assassinate, does ol’ Charles think we should torture Reoder? I’m not being sarcastic, I’m really curious…


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