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Response to fried eggs (Original post)

Fri Jun 7, 2013, 06:42 PM

24. Disappointed with Obama, but not outraged

I don't like what the Obama Administration appears to have done with the tools provided him by the Patriot Act, but I can't say I'm outraged.

I was outraged by its enactment, and by the Bush Administration.

I'm not thrilled with Obama, but my deepest anger is with the Republican Congress.

It is, at any rate that Congress that must be changed if the Patriot aCt is to be repealed--or even improved.

Ranting against the Obama Administration would only be an exercise in misdirected outrage that would improve nothing, and make it more difficult to improve things.

To that extent I agree with the original post here--but I'm still less than thrilled with Obama's actions with regard to domestic spying.

Of course then again, I'm less than thrilled with his failure to stand up to Republicans on numerous points--but if he is going to do that he needs support rather than outrage against him.

On many points I support him as strongly as I can, and I can't think of a single point on which I would prefer a Republican--any Republican--to be President.

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