Waterboarding versus killing; yeah can’t you see the similarities?
Check it out:

What’s the difference between harsh CIA interrogation techniques and drones that kill civilians, a reporter asked White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday. The reporter noted that the lethal use of drones has “actually increased under this administration.”

Earnest did not explain the difference, except to say that the U.S. works in “close consultation and cooperation with local governments and making sure that it’s local forces that are taking the fight on the ground to these extremist elements.”