"The Worst of the Worst" by Steve Payne
says: who might Barack Obama call if the "worst of the
worst" escaped from Gitmo en route to trial in New York City?
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9th January: on this
day in 2010 President Barack Obama announced a massive overhaul of homeland
security following an embarrassing series of breaches inside the
continental United States. On Christmas Day, a Nigerian national, Umar
Farouk Abdulmutallab attempted to blow up a Detroit-bound Northwest
Airlines flight. And just a week later, the remaining detainees from
Guatanemo Bay escaped whilst en route to trial in New York City.
"I heard you were dead" ~ Barack Obama
The ten Yemeni and Uighur terrorists were considered the "worst of
the worse" with this stigmatization due in part to the US
Government's failure to convince other friendly nations to accept the
prisoners at any price. Under pressure to make a self-imposed deadline
of emptying Gitmo by January 2010, the White House unwisely decided to
ship the prisoners to a maximum security prison where they be taken to a
criminal trial in New York City.
"I heard you were taller" ~ Snake
Plissken Obama announced that the task of recapturing the
terrorists had been assigned to S.D. "Snake" Plissken
(pictured). A former U.S. Army Lieutenant who obtained two Purple Hearts
whilst serving under Special Forces Unit Black Flight, Plissken had been
reactivated from obscurity for this mission. At the press conference,
Obama presented Plissken with the statement "I heard you were
dead", to which he retorted "I heard you were taller".
Click to Watch Trailer of Escape from New
says, S.D. "Snake" Plissken is a fictional character in John
Carpenter's films "Escape from New York" and "Escape from
L.A.", played by Kurt Russell.
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