Saturday, June 18, 2011
Obama's Sense of Timing: Curiouser and Curiouser!
"Charlie Savage writes that President Obama took the unusual step of overruling the head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel and the top counsel for the Defense Department in order to conclude that the U.S.'s participation in the war in Libya did not amount to "hostilities or "imminent hostilities." This meant that the 60 day clock in the War Powers Resolution did not continue to run. Hence, Obama was able to conclude that he was not in violation of the WPR's 60 day requirement because "hostilities" or "imminent hostilities" had not occurred since the beginning of April."
I'm late! For a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I'm late! I'm late! I'm late!
Posted by Thingumbobesquire at 10:54 AM
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