Ineffective or counterproductive?
Bob Kerrey: Senate Democrats started with assumption of guilt and worked from there.
“A verdict rendered in abstentia.”
“Now we’re being held out to dry.”
We are still at war.
Let’s do this
“Take appropriate force protection measures…”
“Everybody was surprised.”
“The CIA also believes that its previous assignment to accomplish this was basically a fool’s errand…”
“You guys need to wait.”
Reaching critical mass.
“…the legislative branch should declare war on the CIA.”
Plus, Iraq parliament still misfiring.
In the loop
Pressure builds on Pelosi to participate.
“[E]ven among Democrats, only 34 percent said torture is never justified.”
And then tried to “mediate” conflict.
Qualifications and evasions.
Separation of powers.
“As you are aware …”
“[S]o dumb it’s amazing we even have to have the conversation.”
“It was not necessary.”
“You’re inflaming everyone right here right now with those words!”