Cruel and unusual punishment is a phrase describing punishment that is considered unacceptable due to the suffering, pain, or humiliation it inflicts on the person subjected to it.<quoted text>
So you're saying screw the constitution? Oh that's right, you right -wing tea -bagging terroristic lemmings think our laws only apply when it's to your benefit.
Ever heard the expression "cruel and unusual punishment"? Know where that saying comes from?
Gawd you're stupid!
For most of recorded history, capital punishments were often deliberately painful. Severe historical penalties include the breaking wheel, boiling to death, flaying, disembowelment, crucifixion, impalement, crushing, stoning, execution by burning, dismemberment, sawing, scaphism, or necklacing