Imagine for just one minute, George W. Bush decided or was thinking about holding enemies of the US indefinitely, could be a good idea in the circumstances, what would the reaction be?
The Beeb and Sky would interrupt their ever so important Wacko coverage to make sure the world knew this as a matter of urgency.
But oh no, the chosen one is making the hard choices.
My own opinion? simple, execute the ones that matter, it would be better for all concerned.