Tag: Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Guess they used to watch “The Unit” at the WH too?

I distinctly remember one of the dumber episodes that happened during the time when the creators of that show went on the usual stupid Hollywood anti-Boosh bender, ruining what up till then had been a fairly decent show, and had the Unit members suddenly come under attack by those doing the bidding of members of some creepy cabal of powerful oil conspiracy families and such other nonsense that formed a shadow government where one of the members of the Unit was interrogated at sea, to avoid anyone finding out about the “evil” program run by the DHS. Well, reality imitates shitty TV, because it looks like Obama the savior’s people where doing just that:

The Obama administration, which refuses to send terrorism suspects to the detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, on Wednesday defended its decision to interrogate a detainee for two months aboard a U.S. Navy ship, outside the reach of American law.

“He was detained lawfully, under the law of war, aboard a Navy ship until his transfer to the U.S. for prosecution,” presidential spokesman Jay Carney said.

But a leading critic of the administration’s handling of detainees, Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said the episode demonstrates the problems with Mr. Obama’s aversion to holding suspects at the center in Cuba.

“They are so afraid to use Gitmo that they are basically making decisions around not having to use Gitmo, rather than what’s best for the country,” Mr. Graham said in an interview with editors and reporters at The Washington Times. “What’s best for the nation is to treat these foreign fighters as enemy combatants.”

You can’t make this shit up, man. Gitmo is EBIL! So now we are going to keep people on US Navy ships to interrogate them. I wonder if those same harsh interrogation tactics that the morons were all up in arms about were used on this dude.

Don’t get me wrong, I am ambivalent to this whole event, but I sure as hell am not passing on the opportunity to showcase how these people played so many as idiots when it benefitted them politically, but now are doing far, far worse. Heh!