Knowledge Networks reports that most Americans are against the use of torture. Quote:
Six in 10 said that people captured who are not conventional soldiers should still be accorded the rights provided by treaties. Such treaties spell out the rights of prisoners of war.
Two-thirds believe the United States president should not have the right to override constitutional requirements that all people in detention should be given a hearing.
Three-fourths agreed with the statement that the United States is a moral leader in the world and should not set a bad example by torturing or degrading people in detention.
An overwhelming majority opposed the use of dogs to intimidate prisoners, making prisoners stay naked, holding prisoners heads under water for extended periods of time and sexually humiliating prisoners.
I would have been shocked if the results had been anything different.