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Coney Island Waterboarding Sideshow

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: • References: nytimes
Politics are a carnival of life, so why not make a side show out of a torture technique like waterboarding?

Ya pays yo money, ya gets a show that “Don't Gitmo Better.”

Steve Powers opened the sideshow in the shadow of the famous Cyclone rollercoaster. After peeking in a small window, you see a lifesize figure in a hooded sweatshirt that leans over another figure. If you plug in a few bucks, the waterboarding scene is played out for your viewing enjoyment, including convulsions.