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Well, Obama is the status quo President, anyone who looked could see that from years out. And so he inherited wars and he keeps 'em going; steady as she goes. I think Obama's perceived lack of control is as much a case of his belief that asserting his view is somehow "not bipartisan". Yet by such failure, he is a willing participant in discrediting himself.

He also doesn't want to upset AIPAC who also want their war with Iran. So he can't go out on a limb  cos he knows their revenge would be even more damaging than that of PNAC.

There is a sentiment building in the US that these wars have gone on too long, and that they don't want another, but like #Occupy.. that is neither here nor there cos it hasn't made any political demands and so it hasn't really impacted the thinking of the elites yet.

when they go from the dKos position of electing more democrats to electing anti-everwar and anti-WallSt politicians then things'll change. But it'll be a long time coming.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Oct 13th, 2011 at 03:07:04 AM EST
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