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No one is reading the CIA torture report, so we turned it into 11 fun memes
Isn’t sharing fun?!
It’s a horrific read detailing how the agency subjected detainees, many of whom were only held due to inaccurate information, to inhuman treatment and then repeatedly lied to the White House and congressional officials about the program’s effectiveness.
The report deserves to be shared far and wide—but it’s a 525-page report chock full of bureaucratic language. Boring! To make it more sharable, we’ve compiled a set of memes that totally illustrates some of the report’s most important and eye-catching takeaways. Isn’t sharing fun?! [Weeps into hands.]
Photo via Marion Doss/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) | Image remixes by Rob Price and Cooper Fleishman
Aaron Sankin is a former Senior Staff Writer at the Daily Dot who covered the intersection of politics, technology, online privacy, Twitter bots, and the role of dank memes in popular culture. He lives in Seattle, Washington. He joined the Center for Investigative Reporting in 2016.