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Subject: Re: Close Gitmo? Date: 1/29/2013 11:58 AM
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It would be political suicide.

He can afford to do the right thing now. He can't run again, so it doesn't matter anymore. Accompany it with a good speech about justice and American values and ideals, and he should keep most of the country on his side. What we're doing is not who we are, or at least not who we used to be.

Also agree with albaby about kill lists. If we absolutely have to do that we should take our cue from the Israelis. Poison, a well-placed bullet, etc, is much more discriminating than a Hellfire missile.
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