Palin said it's too valuable a technique.
"Come on! Enemies who would utterly annihilate America!" Palin said. "They who'd obviously have information on plots, say to carry out jihad. Oh, but you can’t offend them, can’t make them feel uncomfortable -- not even a smidgen. Well, if I were in charge, they would know that waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists."
Obama has banned the practice, but former president George W. Bush and former vice president Richard B. Cheney have defended its use after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.