Its scary when old Hollywood movies tell the truth of the present. In the 1998 movie, The Siege, Denzel Washington walks in on Bruce Willis talking about torturing their prisoner for information. It will save more lives, Willis defends.
Denzel is shocked and explains that the worst thing America can do is turn its back on what’s right and what makes America special. By torturing, we open the floodgates to shredding our rights and the Constitution. It’s scary because this has already happened. Like Denzel says, ‘They have already won.’ They have already won…