In February, the Obama DOJ went to court to block victims of rendition and torture from having a day in court, adopting in full the Bush argument that whatever was done to the victims is a "state secret" and national security would be harmed if the case proceeded.
And all year long, the Obama DOJ fought (unsuccessfully) to keep encaged at Guantanamo a man whom Bush officials had tortured while knowing he was innocent.- The indefatigable Glenn GreenwaldAsked why the [nobel] prize had been awarded to Mr Obama less than a year after he took office, Nobel Committee head Thorbjoern Jagland said: "It was because we would like to support what he is trying to achieve"- BBC News- Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri."Obama has a long way to go still and lots of work to do before he can deserve a reward,""It's the prize for not being George W. Bush"--Sky News commentator.
I find myself in the bizarre situation of agreeing with crazy right-wing nutcases (not linked to, but depressingly easy to find), terrorists, and a News Corporation talking head, all at the same time. He hasn't done anything yet!!! And in any in any case, torture! Sheesh!