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February 13, 2006

Democrats Retreating on NSA Issue?

I guess this won't serve as charge number 475 in Bush's imminent Bill of Impeachment.

Two key Democrats yesterday called the NSA domestic surveillance program necessary for fighting terrorism but questioned whether President Bush had the legal authority to order it done without getting congressional approval.

Rep. Jane Harman (Calif.), ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and former Senate majority leader Thomas A. Daschle (S.D.) said Republicans are trying to create a political issue over Democrats’ concern on the constitutional questions raised by the spying program.

Republicans are trying to create a political issue? Well, I know for a fact that Democrats were trying to create one.

Ace's Handy Political Momentum Calculator: Whatever party says the loudest they're not (or no longer) trying to create a political issue has realized the political issue hurts them.


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