GOP senator suggests shutting Guantanamo prison:
"'It's become an icon for bad stories and at some point you wonder the cost-benefit ratio,' Martinez said Friday. 'How much do you get out of having that facility there? Is it serving all the purposes you thought it would serve when initially you began it, or can this be done some other way a little better?'"
1. Yes it is serving its original purpose to retain captured terrorists and glean information from them. We hold them for the same reasons any nation at war holds captured enemy combatants.
2. Can this this be done a little better ? You bet. Here's how.