Via Gates of Vienna, volto ao assunto da primazia das aparências e do contentamento fantasioso, porque não assente na realidade, face às medidas tomadas por Obama nas primeiras horas da sua administração. «(...) Some people didn't even seem to realize that there is a difference between word and deed. (...)» «(...) Fortunately for Mr. Obama, words in this case do speak louder than actions. (...)» «(...) It is not very clear, though, how much the president is in command of his own policy. During Friday's signing ceremony, Mr. Obama appeared not to know that he would be signing four separate orders and had to refer repeatedly to White House Legal Counsel Greg Craig for answers to questions from the media. Nor was he able to answer a question about the future of the detainees. For the Obama White House, closing Gitmo is essentially a symbolic action. (...)» Ler integralmente o texto de Helle Dale, da Heritage Foundation em The Washington Times.