Read these letters from actual military officers who have done and who have endured interrogation (unlike, say, Rush Limbaugh or Dick Cheney).
We ex-POWs don’t look kindly on sadistic behavior, especially when it degenerates into torture. Kyle is right, it doesn’t do much to get useful info, it only gives the sadist some thrills.
When I read things like this, I am filled with such immense pride in our military. They are far better men than their commander in chief.