24's Politics

The defining quote from Jane Mayer’s article:

Surnow once appeared as a guest on Ingraham’s show; she told him that, while she was undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, “it was soothing to see Jack Bauer torture these terrorists, and I felt better.” Surnow joked, “We love to torture terrorists—it’s good for you!”

James Surowiecki did a similar piece in Slate a year or two ago in which he seemed to omit all relevant details.