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Expiration Date Achieved, Executive Order Edition



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Boy, even President Obama’s executive orders come with expiration dates. In January, Obama wrote, “The detention facilities at Guantánamo for individuals covered by this order shall be closed as soon as practicable, and no later than one year from the date of this order.”

Today he tells NBC, “Guantánamo, we had a specific deadline that was missed.”

Just think, last night I was telling Larry Kudlow that the American people might grow tired of eloquent but unfulfilled promises.


Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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