Fox's Ralph Peters: "Lincoln Freed The Slaves, Obama Freed The Terrorists"
Ralph Peters Attacks Obama For Transferring Detainees From Gitmo
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From the August 16 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor:
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BILL O'REILLY (HOST): You just can't snatch people up, and throw them in a dungeon, no matter if it's Guantanamo or anywhere else, forever, and -- because then you look like you are the oppressor. You know, it's got to be some kind of methodical way to go about this, and there hasn't been, and that's the weakness of it. Last word.
RALPH PETERS: Well, the Bush administration actually did try to vet as many as possible, released I believe it was 532. So when Obama came to office, what had you left were the hardcore of the hardcore, and now we're down from --
O'REILLY: 61, right.
PETERS: -- 241 down to 61. 19 more planned to release. This is about Obama establishing a legacy, a foreign policy and security legacy.
And I'll tell you, compare legacies, Lincoln freed the slaves, Obama freed the terrorists.