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Monday, June 20, 2005

Newspeak, Part 11,438

From the Prospect's blog:

[Neil] CAVUTO: But now President Carter has said, sir, shut [Gitmo] down. Joe Biden said shut it down. Do you think it should be shut down?

BUSH: Well, you know, we're exploring all alternatives as to how best to do the main objective, which is to protect America. What we don't want to do is let somebody out that comes back and harms us. And so we're looking at all alternatives and have been.

By "looking at all alternatives," of course, he meant expanding its capacity by 40 percent.