Barack Obama’s comments on Tuesday about the need to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp will be welcomed by many, particularly on the American left.
[np_storybar title=”Obama promises (again) to close down Guantanamo Bay” link=”http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/04/30/obama-promises-again-to-close-down-guantanamo-bay/”]President Barack Obama said he will mount a renewed effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba, where scores of prisoners have been on a hunger strike.
“I’m gonna go back at this,” Obama said at a White House news conference today. “I’ve asked my team to review everything that’s currently being done in Guantanamo, everything that we can do administratively, and I’m gonna re-engage with Congress to try to make the case that this is not something that’s in the best interest of the American people.”
But it’s unlikely that the U.S. President will actually do much about it.
The President was asked during a press conference what he thought…
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