Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
The electric chair truly is cruel and unusual punishment and a horrible way to die.The last time they used it in Texas they had just replaced the sponge that fits between the skull piece and the prisoners head but instead of using a real sponge soaked in salt water they used a plastic sponge !When they threw the switch the interface between the metal skull cap and the sponge arked over and burst into flames just about cooking the guys brains and carbonizing his hair .
It's a good thing they had a hood over his head because his eyes were just about out of their sockets when they removed the hood after it was all over !
Yeah, umm, I don't care.