Whoopi Goldberg suggests Trump be waterboarded; former CIA official goes her one better

Whoopi Goldberg suggests Trump be waterboarded; former CIA official goes her one better
Whoopi Goldberg (Image: YouTube screen grab via ABC)

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 might consider undergoing waterboarding themselves — you know, 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:

But Dr. James Mitchell, a former CIA interrogator, countered with a suggestion of his own:

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.

Something tells us she wouldn’t even attempt it.

Reaction on the Twittersphere was, well, predictable.

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:

Bingo.

(h/t Twitchy)

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