Holy crud. Okay, so I always thought the description alone of water boarding seemed about as close to torture as anything I can think of. Watching this "tough guy" being water boarded was horrifying. Torture is illegal and against human rights. It doesn't matter if the other guy is going to do worse to you first. We're human beings and we have morals. People who do this to someone of their own will have sold their soul for a what is likely to be a worthless piece of intelligence.
It doesn't matter what you think of terrorists, or if you think they are subhuman anyway. It should be illegal to do this to an animal, let alone a fellow human being.
Water boarding is torture. Bachmann and Cain and anyone else who thinks it is OK to do this to someone because it "keeps us safe" or it "works" are incredibly off base. They say they are Christians, but I can't think of anything less Christian or less human to do to someone. Gay marriage is against God's will, but he's AOK with torturing people?