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Whoopi Goldberg suggests Trump be waterboarded; Former CIA official responds with better idea

Whoopi Goldberg apparently doesn’t like Gina Haspel, Donald Trump’s pick to head up the CIA, and suggested earlier in the week that President Trump and former Vice President Dick Cheney be waterboarded.  Just to see what it’s like.

“I would like you to try it,” Goldberg said. “I think people who have actually been tortured who are saying that this is not a good thing you should listen to them because you have never been tortured and neither has Dick Cheney.”

Here’s video of her statement:

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But Dr. James Mitchell, a former CIA interrogator, has a different idea.

“The next time there’s credible intelligence of another catastrophic attack…she can go to some unsafe place in the world and interrogate the terrorists and I’ll stay back home,” he said Saturday.

Something tells us she wouldn’t even attempt it.

Reaction was, well, predictable.

https://twitter.com/Gabby_Gold1/status/995295449560035328

Believe it…

https://twitter.com/ToddG110/status/995283149998448640

The reporting will stop when the ignorant statements stop…

Heh.  That would be interesting to see.

One person noted that Dr. Mitchell volunteered to be waterboarded and suggested Goldberg read his book:

Another person recalled a statement attributed to former President Ronald Reagan:

https://twitter.com/EdwinLo31339753/status/995276327732301825

Bingo…

H/T Twitchy

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