Obscene Torture

Cruel, sadistic prison guards subjecting inmates to horrible excruciations. It's a sad practice as old as history. But seldom before today has the vile ritual reached such depths as reported in this story.

What exactly is the new nadir of torture? Here's the quote:

"Houghton also said that Botas and Viveiros forced him to watch a Burger King cartoon on his office computer and sing along to a jingle that accompanied the commercial. He said that all three officers laughed and 'were getting a kick out of it … that they could take advantage of me.'”

Oh, the humanity!

Recovering my senses, and getting over the evident confusion on the prisoner's part between "cartoon" and "commercial" (his mind is obviously shattered, after all), I had to ask, "Which Burger King commercial?" Not watching much TV, I'm unsure what's currently on the airwaves that might have registered on the radar of the abusive guards. But they were after all using a computer, presumably to visit YouTube. So I found five possible torture jingles.

Which one do you find most excruciating? Or do you have another candidate?

See them after the jump.

     Posted By: Paul - Thu Jul 17, 2008
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products | Crime | Stupid Criminals | Food | Government | Officials | Prisons | Torture

I don't watch tv--at WU Central, we often extract nuggets of humor from horrific events--murders, suicides, natural disasters. Obviously, we also acknowledge the macroscopic tragedy and sadness and wrongness of the event as well.
Posted by Paul on 07/17/08 at 09:42 AM
Rev Jef--see my comment to IDWTV above. Believe me, we're on your side, not that of the perps.
Posted by Paul on 07/17/08 at 09:43 AM
Chunk--my eyes, my eyes!
Posted by Paul on 07/21/08 at 10:17 AM
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