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Obama Will Break Our Hearts -- But Progressives Need to Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

We should not give Obama an easy pass on his FISA turnaround, but progressives need to maintain a nuanced view of the relationship between electoral politics and movement building.

Obama Adviser On FISA: We'll Trust The Inspector General To Prevent Surveillance Abuses

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

So Obama's position now is that the duty and power to protect the Constitution resides primarily not with the president or congress or the courts, but with a bureaucrat whose job is to conduct internal investigations of government agencies.