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  •  Even after the vote, I suspect... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...that POTUS would continue assert that he hasn't abandoned his right as he sees it to order the strike. If I were he, I'd keep ships in the area for a couple of months and visibly send some drones overhead, maybe even release video of Assad's forces moving equipment.

    None of that compels him to actually order the strike. Assad could be logistically hobbled for quite some time no matter what Congress does. Which is the point.

    When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Egalitare on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 10:27:28 AM PDT

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