I guess the hunger strike makes it a lot harder for Obama to ignore what's going on in George W.'s jail. Well, dealing with it will not be that hard. If every last one of the 166 inmates (most of whom probably wound up in Cuba because somebody in Afghanistan thought it would be nice to collect a bounty) becomes a violent terrorist, it will not make a big difference.
Another 166 terrorists (and those who have not been radicalized surely ought to have been by now) will not especially shift the world balance of terrorists to non-terrorists. It will be statistically insignificant. Pretty clearly, they won't get into the United States, nor Europe. Iraq and Afghanistan already are totally fucked up, so, really, who cares?
Lindsay Graham and John McCain will jump up and down, and the Heritage Foundation and similar groups will spurt diarrhea all over the talk radio stations, but really, who cares? That's what they do, so we ought to be used to it by now.
Let's just put an end to it. Maybe some of us will regain a little respect for Our President.