But how do you break the torture-works myth? somebody asked.
Turn Hollywood around, Robinson said. Ditch the electrodes and other imaginative techniques in favor of interrogation tactics that work in real life.
It won’t be easy, Robinson said. Torture has worked on the silver screen since the first war movie.
It could take a half-century showing interrogations working effectively some other way to change mass perceptions — and is cool, to boot!
“It has to be repetitive, and you have to continue it because they have a short memory out there,” Robinson said.