Monday, January 04, 2010


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The left's narrative on Bush was that he was a prisoner of his ideological bubble, and would allow no unpleasant facts inside it, and would permit no intrusion of basic reality. He was egotistically committed to his decisions because he was The Decider.

Barack Obama, on the other hand, is a supple, agile thinker always willing to revisit and remake old decisions.

[A] bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Obama White House not to go forward with plans to send a number of Yemeni terrorists now being held in the Guantanamo Bay detention facility back to their home country. But the Obama White House insists it will continue to send those Gitmo inmates to Yemen

Appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," Brennan explained that, "Of the recent batch that we sent back, about six, many of them are in custody within the Yemeni system right now." He did not elaborate on the meaning of "many."