In a “wag the dog” move, Obama took the distraction of the media with the Pope's visit to release a terrorist.
Only FOX picked up the story of the big news networks. Usually, six agencies had to be consulted with a release, Obama skipped that part, and unilaterally let him go. The prisoner is Abdul Shalabi, and had been a detainee for nine years.
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