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Response to ucrdem (Reply #13)

Thu May 23, 2013, 11:03 PM

23. I confess, I'm a bit puzzled here

I'm happy to hear him calling for repeal of the AUMF, it's about fucking time. At the same time, his own administration has utilized the blank check it gives them to violate the sovereignty of other nations, to use drone aircraft to kill US citizens without due process, to keep open a facility that indefinitely detains without charge or trial persons suspected of terror... so why is he all of a sudden calling for the repeal of the very authority he himself has used without hesitation? Could this just be a token gesture to the base because he knows that Congress will never approve of ending the war on terror?

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