The GOP Discovers Orwell

by Chris Bodenner

The Cheney quote I just posted reminds me of a similar statement made by Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), who is railing against the idea of sending Gitmo detainees to Fort Leavenworth - the military's only maximum-security prison:

Obviously, the Guantanamo Bay I'm speaking of houses 'terrorists.' I've been there and there are 'terrorists' at Gitmo! Not 'enemy combatants' fighting in an 'Overseas Contingency Operation' – but terrorists, against whom we must wage a War on Terror because they continually plan to launch attacks against us.

Any readers know of similar examples?