Editor’s note: The following editorial is from the Salem (Mass.) News and was originally published on Feb. 13.
“Torture works. ... And waterboarding is your minor form. Some people say it’s not actually torture. Let’s assume it is. But they asked me the question: What do you think of waterboarding? Absolutely fine. But we should go much stronger than waterboarding. ... They’re chopping off heads.”
— Donald Trump, Jan. 17, in Sun City, South Carolina