May 22, 2009: Rivals may back Obama on Gitmo (Politico)

  • America’s military commanders agree that “if you could responsibly close Guantanamo Bay, then that would help the overall war effort,” Graham said. “We can do this, but we need a plan. We need to convince the American people that they’re going to be safe with this plan.”
  • The American people want to be safe, and they want to be fair. And you’ve got to convince them that they’re safe, then they’ll accept changes to make it fair.”