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  •  except that Republicans wanted an investigation (1+ / 0-)
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    slapshoe

    and blocked legislation that would have changed requirements for obtaining the phone records (I think; don't take my word on that, but I'm pretty sure that's what I've read).

    So, no, they're not even a broken clock. They're fkers who are going to exploit this to their political advantage. But since everyone's already decided they have all the facts here, I'm not sure why we're even bothering, right?

    •  That defence makes no sense (0+ / 0-)

      If the Obama administration was so opposed to the law, they wouldn't have relied upon it.   How do you blame the Republicans for this?

      •  Not to put words in jaywillie's mouth, but (1+ / 0-)
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        I don't think his point is about who is to blame for the law, it is about whether Republicans are sincere in their outrage over the issue. Which clearly they are not.

        The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. --John F. Kennedy

        by CenPhx on Wed May 15, 2013 at 10:32:13 AM PDT

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