Thomas Friedman writes in the NY Times:
"You may think GuantŠnamo Bay is a prison camp in Cuba for Al Qaeda terrorists. A lot of the world thinks itís a place we send visitors who donít give the right answers at immigration."
Does he have any idea of the questions asked at passport control? They are simple yes/no checkboxes, and include such doozies as "Is it your intention to overthrow the government of the United States by force?" and "Are you wanted in connection with any crimes against humanity committed in Germany or its occupied territories between 1933 and 1945?"
I confess, I had assumed nobody was giving the wrong answers to these questions, and that they were probably a rather ineffective way of protecting America. But if anyone IS giving the wrong answers, I have very little sympathy with them.