Thursday, January 22, 2009
Obama To Close Gitmo, Cancel "24"
President Obama ordered that the detention center at Guantanamo Bay be shut down within a year, and that the TV show "24" be taken off the air. "The United States does not and should not condone torture," the President said at a press conference. "Never should we force detainees to endure waterboarding or expect audiences to sit through 60 minutes of a blatantly contrived storyline involving Kiefer Sutherland running around pointing a gun at people's heads.