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marasinghe Donating Member (754 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 12:46 AM
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42. then - i guess, "doing the right thing" has fallen below "political expediency",
in the scale of things. and jailing & torturing a few innocents is something he can live with, if it'll get him re-elected & allow him to solve all the problems of the US - he couldn't solve his 1st term. kind of like the death penalty advocates mantra, that killing a few wrongly-convicted innocents is worth it - if the vast number of monstrous murderers can be executed.

granted - all political leaders have played this game, even FDR & Jimmy Carter. but, i figured - wrongly, of course - that we'd outgrow this kind of reptile-think, by the dawn of the 21st century.
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