All About the Panties


To Rep. Dana Rohrbacher, the debate over torture is really all about women’s underwear, with which he seems to have an unseemly obsession:

An exasperated Rep. Bill Delahunt, D-Mass., reminded Rohrabacher that interrogators were also seen physically abusing detainees.

“This isn’t about panties on the head,” Delahunt said. “This is about physical pressure, waterboarding and other techniques that apparently were utilized at Guantanamo.”

Rohrabacher made a final point.

“I, in no way, will ever apologize that someone put panties on the head of this 9/11 terrorist and treated him without respect,” he said. “That man should have no respect.”

If we don’t engage in fraternity-style pranks against suspected terrorists, then the terrorists have won.