Why doesn't Pres Obama address the nation about closing Gitmo

I think that Chuck Todd is right: "I have to say, I think this is all about Gitmo. Everything about this has been about Gitmo,....." Mr Todd was talking about Sgt Bergdahl and the trade for 5 hard core terrorists. Closing Gitmo was a promise that Mr Obama made in the campaign. Unfortunately for the president, the Democrats in Congress tied his hands by demanding 30 days' notice on moving any of the detainees. Closing GITMO is another of those "hope and change" promises that met reality on the way to the president running the country. Beyond all of that, President Obama has a responsibility to explain why we should close Gitmo.  Unfortunately, he never speaks to us.  Instead, he acts unilaterally to go around Democrats who were all for closing Gitmo when President Bush was in the Oval Office. I call on President Obama to address the nation and explain his reasons for wanting to close the facility. First, why isn't Gitmo...(Read Full Post)

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