John Brennan's Recidivism Comments Much Like Condi Rice's In 2005

04/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Glenn Thrush Politico

Pete King, Kit Bond and Lindsey Graham have all called for John Brennan's head in recent days -- King and Graham have cited Brennan's defense of the estimated 20 percent recidivism rate at Guantanamo Bay as proof he's not fit to serve.

King was especially irked that President Obama's homeland security/anti-terrorism adviser had the gall to suggest that rate compared favorably to that of criminals in US jails during a Saturday speech in New York.

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