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And you think that opposing the silly, stupid,moronic, 'grandstanding' plot of Obama to shut down gitmo is 'political'?

I didn't say that at all.

What I said was:

If they were truly only interested in the security of the American people the Dems would quietly abandon their plans to close Gitmo and send detainees to Yemen and the Repubs would agree to not beat them over the head with it.

As long as both sides continue to make this a political football then Obama will continue to do anything to close Gitmo (even though he probably knows that he made a huge mistake in setting a deadline).

You seem to believe that somehow I am condemning the Repubs for opposing closing Gitmo. I said no such thing. What I believe is that even if the Dems change their minds then the Repubs will beat them over the head with that and knowing this the Dems stubbornly cling to the myth that closing Gitmo will make us safer.

Instead of coming to accommodation on Gitmo for the safety of the American people they both will continue with the politics.

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