Then (all emphasis added):
Bush: 'I'd like to close Guantanamo Bay'
President Bush said today that he would like to close down the Guantanamo Bay prison camp on Cuba, but for the fact that some of the terror suspects held there were too "darned dangerous" to release...
"I’d like to close Guantanamo," Mr Bush said. "But I also recognise that we’re holding some people that are darned dangerous, and that we’d better have a plan to deal with them in our courts.
New maximum-security jail to open at Guantanamo Bay
Far from winding down, the controversial US detention centre is expanding
The controversy over the US-run detention centre at Guantanamo Bay is to erupt anew with confirmation by the Pentagon that a new, permanent prison will open in the Cuban enclave in the next few weeks.
Don't even pretend that this surprises you.