When Eric Holder’s minions are in the US Court of Appeals 9th Circuit making arguments cribbed directly from the Bush playbook, you know this isn’t “change we can believe in.” The legal argument, “We may or may not have tortured people, but it’s a state secret so keep your nose out of Uncle Sam’s business,” has infuriated even the normally pro-Obama NYT. And really, I can’t blame them. Closing Gitmo is starting to look like little more than political theater…

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