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Is the White House Pushing the Pentagon to Release Gitmo Inmates?
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  • Corlyss

    “Is the White House Pushing the Pentagon to Release Gitmo Inmates?”

    Oh, gosh! You think so? What was your first clue? The fact that Doofus has been trying to close down Gitmo since 2007? Could that have been it?

    Seriously, this could be a clever stratagem to get the baddest of the bad to a place where drones could kill them, since obviously the administration can’t deal with them in the present circumstances. It has an ideological mental block that will not permit them to do with the baddest what any pre-1960 administration would have. Honestly, if the German saboteurs had landed on US shores under an administration as terminally stupid as the one we have now, they would have died of old age in jail.

    • B-Sabre

      “Honestly, if the German saboteurs had landed on US shores under an administration as terminally stupid as the one we have now, they would have died of old age in jail.”
      I see nothing intrinsically wrong with that idea. I mean, if it was good enough for Rudolph Hess….

      Personally, I think we should have tried the 9/11 perpetrators we have in Gitmo in New York – the fact that we failed to follow through on that idea (particularly when members of the President’s own party led the bleating chorus against it) only succeeded in making us look weak and indecisive. Which appears to be a specialty of this administration.

      • Corlyss

        Oy! Surely you kid yourself.

        • B-Sabre

          I probably do, but could you be more specific in this case?

  • charlesrwilliams

    We need Gitmo more than ever. What shall we do with unlawful combatants? Ship them to Manhattan to stand trial? Stand them up against a wall and shoot them? Let them loose? Or should we just aim drones at them and kill lots of innocent people, losing out on the intelligence that can be gained from interrogations?

    • Corlyss

      The amusing thing about Doofus, con lawyer that he prides himself on being, is that he can’t bear to try them in the only court HE’ll ever be able to, but he can kill ’em without qualm. You got admire such a fine legal mind!

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