So, Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha's offer to house Guantanamo detainees in his district is being evaluated as an economic opportunity for that state, apparently. Lots of federal dollars and jobs would be at stake, state reps note.
We say no fair. Utah should have first dibs on housing toxic prisoners -- we already house all of the nation's toxic waste, after all. And I think we all know where the facility should be: Tooele County, of course. They'll house anything.
Is there a risk? Not if it's done right. Besides, so what? We're talking money here. Some obvious precautions do come to mind, though: