I would defer to Merriam-Webster for this one:<quoted text>
Let me get this straight. Gitmo has been a thorn in America's side for years, it make sense to want it closed - but as the president and his military advisers examine the issue they realize the it may not be in the country's best interest to completely close it - and that's what you call a lie - hmmm interestingly definition of a lie
"lie" as an intransitive verb:
1: to make an untrue statement with intent to deceive
2: to create a false or misleading impression
Definition 2 fits Mr. Obama in this case.
"lie" as a noun:
a : an assertion of something known or believed by the speaker to be untrue with intent to deceive
b : an untrue or inaccurate statement that may or may not be believed true by the speaker
2 : something that misleads or deceives
Definition 1a and definition 2 fit Mr. Obama in this case also.
You asked what he his lies were and I gave you a site to peruse and one example for discussion. Since many voters expressed that one of their big reasons to elect and then re-elect Obama was to see the end of the torture (which continues under Obama) at GITMO, then yes...he lied. He mislead many by making the closing of GITMO one of the cornerstones of his campaign.
Obama's military advisors have been telling him it was not "in the country's best interest" to close the facility since 2009...and yet he continues to speak about it and promise to close the facility. If what you say is true, he is lying. He is taking the information from his military advisors as action but promising the opposite action to the public to garner support.
Either he is lying or he is ignorant.
Which do you think it was?
Why do you defend his actions in this case?
Do you believe GITMO should remain open and continuing to torture people?
Do you believe that it is a good policy for America to capture and hold human beings without trial and imprison them with no end in sight?