The bulging Chinese purse at a time when the rest of the world is facing a cash flow problem spoke repeatedly during Mrs. Clinton's visit. Good-bye to the Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi, Hail Hu Jintao----- that is the message from the Obama administration .
And while Secretary Clinton makes no apologies for backpeddling and easing the standards by which Hamas can join in a unity government with its anti-Israel ideologue counterparts, Fatah, there was never any statement that Shalit's unconditional release was part of the deal. To my knowledge there has not even been a response from Clinton to Representative Shelley Berkely's letter demanding, in part, that any aid to Gaza be tied to Shalit's release.
Both Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Corporal (now Staff Sgt...) Gilad Shalit are, at least for now, non-factors to the Resident's administration, and his toadies, including Clinton (I have no doubt this status will continue). But, as we all know, the First Fascist wants Gitmo closed by January with prisoners being released on our streets. In doing so the man who is spanning the globe on a great apology tour is giving the finger to two people who committed no crime, but are the victims of illegal incarcerations, while staunchly defending prisoners who have yet to face trial, (and should before they are released if they are now protected by the Constitution as ruled by the Supreme Court last year), simply as a political stunt; all the while potentially jeopardizing the national security of the United States.
Resident, Grade: F.
Madame Secretary: D-
Let the calls for IMPEACHMENT begin.