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When I Said It Would Take a While, I Meant I Would Start Immediately

Yesterday Barack Obama pledged to take action on closing the Guantanamo Bay detention camp on his first full day in office, shortly after saying that closing it would be “more difficult than I think a lot of people realize” and that the prison was not likely to be closed in his first 100 days.

Reaction from Campaign Spot reader Steve: “Man, even his expiration dates come with expiration dates.”


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Last month, thousands of Cubans poured into the streets, daring to protest the government that has ruled them for 60-plus years.