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Wednesday, January 6, 2010
David Limbaugh Ignores Evidence Terrorists Use Guantanamo As Recruiting Tool
Topic: WorldNetDaily

David Limbaugh writes in his Jan. 5 column, published by WorldNetDaily and Newsmax:

On NBC's "Meet the Press," [White House counterterrorism adviser John] Brennan volunteered that the administration is still bound and determined to close Gitmo – come hell, high water or the risk of increasing the terrorist threat against this country as a result.

"We will decide and determine when we should send additional people back," said Brennan. "But we're going to do it in the right way, because Guantanamo should be closed. It was used as a propaganda tool by al-Qaida, and the president is still committed to it."

I wonder how Obama knows the terrorists use Gitmo as a recruiting tool? Have Gallup's people been matriculating in madrassas taking the jihadists' pulse? If terrorists do think negatively about Gitmo, is it because of the fabled mistreatment they've received there or the fact that we're demonstrating our weakness by administering five-star luxury treatment to homicide bombers?

The answer is Obama is a liberal, and he has deliberately surrounded himself with like-minded, weak-willed leftists who are congenitally incapable of grasping the presence of evil in the world. They are blind to the reality that the terrorists hate us because of their ideology and theology and not because of any alleged misconduct at a detention facility. Do you really think it's plausible that people who engage in the brutal tactics these people engage in would bother recruiting on the absurd bases that Obama claims?

In fact, numerous experts and military officials have stated that terrorists have successfully used the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay as a major recruiting device.

Limbaugh -- who has been on a roll of right-wing misinformation lately -- might want to try doing something called research before writing his next column.


Posted by Terry K. at 7:16 AM EST

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