On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart "debated" some members of Congress opposed to the prospect of Guantanamo Bay detainees being relocated to their states.
"Not in Kansas," said a bearded Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., in a clip from a floor speech.
"OK, not Kansas," Stewart responded. “All right. All right. That's a 'no' from Kansas. That's fine. That actually makes sense. They're" — he did a puzzled pause — "tight on space."
After a few more not-in-my-state clips, Stewart noted that "the United States is really good at imprisoning people. Why can't we handle this?" and suggested Leavenworth.
To which Roberts was shown saying: "Leavenworth — where we educate, educate, all future Army officers. . . . You think Army officers want to study at Fort Leavenworth if terrorists are there? . . . I don't think so. Not a chance."
"But that's what they're studying," Stewart said with exasperation. "They're not going to be their lab partners."