Obama's Guantanamo Groundhog Day

Have you heard the president wants to shutter Gitmo? Of course you have.

Time after time, President Obama has promised to close Guantanamo Bay.
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Stop me if you've heard this one before: President Obama just pledged to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Of course you've heard it before. You've heard it for nearly a decade.

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