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Riddle me this Batman

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  • It was the one who farted.
    • Permit me to rephrase:

      Are prisoners exchanges a good idea, or should we give out, say, oh I don't know, 1500 missiles instead?

      • Prisoner exchanges are not a bad idea, if you break even or better in the deal.
        In the hypothetical case of being a useless sack whose chief metric for success is "winning the news cycle", you can buy a look of Brooklyn Bridges and feel like you're "winning".
        • I see, so it depends on who is making the deal?

          What does "break even" mean in this context?

          We don't negotiate with terrorists I forget who said that...

          • What does "break even" mean in this context?

            You tell me. For all your accusations of close-mindedness, I'm trying to keep an open one here, and find some value in Obama's latest effort.

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