It’s no secret to longtime readers of this website that Stephen King’s a left-wing imbecile, but Instapunk neatly deconstructs him and the moralistic hand-flapping on waterboarding (with attendant discussion about torture) here:
Here are some of the random comments that ran through my mind as I read [King's interview in Time magazine], in no particular order:
The first substantive issue he can think of is waterboarding?
“[H]e said to me, “If we didn’t cover cultural things, we wouldn’t be covering you and The Mist, and promoting the movie.” And I’m like, “Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan aren’t cultural.” Huh? This guy has sold more books than any other living writer and he says, “I’m like…”?
There’s more, so read it all. Thanks to Instapundit for the pointer, though as Instapunk is a regular read, I’m sure I’d've gotten to it eventually.