Fix the global economy on his first day in office? Reverse global warming by day 20? Establish world peace by day 83? Create meteor defence shield by day 94….?
“We don’t expect the impossible in his first 100 days in office. But Barack Obama has said he would close Guantanamo and end torture. With this in mind, Amnesty International have created a checklist for the new president’s first 100 days. It asks that his first steps should be to announce a plan and closure date for Guantanamo. Order a ban on torture and illtreatment as defined under international law. And finally to ensure an independent commission of US war on terror is set up. These things are possible.”