On a recent poll in Bradford, when participants were asked ' Would you condone torture?' 80 % said yes. Interesting. 20 % said a ticket home on a plane with someone with exploding shoes would be better.
There are worse things in life than torture, marriage and Ikea for instance.
Given the choice between Christmas with the in-laws, or having a barbed wire wrapped table leg jammed up my crimper, I know which I'd choose.