We've moved to Chile?
The things you can find out in the morning news. Who will be on the enemies list to be preventively detained? Will the secret police be sent out in darkness of night to round people up and disappear them? Our government wants to move to Chile circa 1970 and take us with it. It might get a little warm down here.
He was almost ruminating over the need for statutory change to the laws so that we can deal with individuals who we can’t charge and detain,” one participant said. “We’ve known this is on the horizon for many years, but we were able to hold it off with George Bush.
This is a change - but not what I think Democrats had in mind. Even Karl Rove notes that Brand Obama is not Barack Obama. Although he's mostly pleased about Obama's change of stance - less so on domestic spending, more so on security.
Can anyone still think Obama is doing some sort of elaborate manipulation instead of the total policy reversals that have occured?
Mr. Obama either had very little grasp of what governing would involve or, if he did, he used words meant to mislead the public. Neither option is particularly encouraging.