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Our next -- is facing mounting criticism for a tweet sent moments after the capture of the second bombing suspect New York State senator Greg ball.
Wrote this so -- -- number two in custody who wouldn't use torture on this punk to save more lives.
But he's sticking by what he says and he joins me now good morning to morning -- -- -- I'm doing just fine so Friday obviously you were we were watching what was unfolding.
On television I was actually on a treadmill run about -- half miles of the coast.
Miles and say you're watching it all right -- you're exercising while watching it -- -- -- and you you put out this tweet about torturing.
This suspect you got a tremendous amount of blowback a -- right away were you surprised.
That people responded to it.
I mean -- -- intruder universe is this full a lot of interesting people in and whether it be this issue or or any other you know I've gotten.
Not dissimilar to this continued today and I think a lot of politicians to be -- are quite honestly -- crap.
To -- to say how they feel and I have obviously said what I what I believe a lot of red blooded Americans felt.
It comes down to this I mean when you talk about terrorism information matters and it -- getting that information.
Would save one innocent life including that we've seen children.
You know would you use torture and I can tell you that you know I would be for someone -- So in facts as emphatic as you just sit there you came back Saturday after some of the ball back and then -- again so I take it now on Monday you're not.
You're not changing your tune on this even though people disagree with you not I.
I don't know how many it if you would get someone to -- How many on New Yorkers.
Who wouldn't have appreciated at least thirty minutes.
In -- room -- with Osama bin Laden.
I know I would it would have been me Osama bin Laden and and a baseball that.
And maybe I'm not going to be -- career politician.
Maybe you shouldn't be honest but this is how I feel.
And you know in the United States of America we have people who believe that we can play patty cake.
These terrorists play by different set of rules.
And you know I think it's incumbent upon us when you look at the tragedy that just occurred but the fact of 3000 -- -- lost on 9/11.
And that you have to take the fight for them and in -- very real and substantive way.
On the flip side hadn't had people who have supported you in what you -- I have I mean you know most of my constituents who have been very supportive.
You know like like us I think -- site stated what most people are probably feeling.
And what most politicians you just you too scared to side.
You realize that since he's captured the United States he's not going to be torture.
Well you know I'll I'll I'll tell you that's.
If we -- we -- the war against terrible scares the hell out of me is the fact that.
Instance which may be considered to be the -- normal which is scary -- and of itself.
Not long ago we had nineteen -- -- Box cutters the change or global history and is increasingly likely -- small group will finance people are going to be able to really bring this country.
To its knees and it's easy to debate this and ivory towers and editorial board meetings.
But America better use this as a wakeup call and realize that they're playing by different -- of rules.
I think a lot of people I respect your your candor they may not agree with you but they and they may like what you said about politicians finally things are really -- Greg Wallace state senator New York thanks --
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