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Coincidence? John Yoo on The Daily Show on Gitmo Anniversary

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January 8, 2010

Monday marks the eighth anniversary of the day the first detainees arrived at Guantánamo, a place that now stands as a symbol of this country’s disregard for human rights and the rule of law.

Coincidentally — or is it? — John Yoo, one of the former Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel attorneys who authored the infamous torture memos, will be Jon Stewart’s guest on The Daily Show that night.

We assume Yoo’ll plug his new book about executive power, but wouldn’t it be great if Stewart asked Yoo about his role in the treatment of detainees at Gitmo? Just a thought…

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