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  •  At the end of the WaPo article, Crawford (0+ / 0-)

    says the buck stops with Bush:

    She said Bush was right to create a system to try unlawful enemy combatants captured in the war on terrorism. The implementation, however, was flawed, she said. "I think he hurt his own effort. . . . I think someone should acknowledge that mistakes were made and that they hurt the effort and take responsibility for it."
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    "We learn as children it's easier to ask for forgiveness than it is for permission," Crawford said. "I think the buck stops in the Oval Office."

    The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

    by lysias on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 08:30:09 AM PST

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