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  •  I think it's a question of (2+ / 0-)
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    grada3784, rossl

    priorities too.

    But his promise during the campaign stirred hopes.

    After being lied to by Bush/Cheney for eight solid years, people are very wary, and will need a while to regain their trust in their White House.


    We need to get back to bedrock American values like torture and secession. - Josh Marshall

    by AlyoshaKaramazov on Sat Jun 06, 2009 at 07:23:33 AM PDT

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    •  Priorities... (2+ / 0-)
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      grada3784, rossl

      applies more to things that he wants to do that are poltically devisive, and so has to tread lightly.

      This no longer seems to be, so its more of a gimme. It is something he could do with little political risk and colossal gain.

      I just don't get why he doesn't act...it would be one of his easiest yet potent victories.

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