He did it. This is the quote from Colin Powell, that leftist, terrorist-loving, draft-dodging guy who "doesn't get" the threat from terrorism:

"The world is beginning to doubt the moral basis of our fight against terrorism. To redefine Common Article 3 would add to those doubts. Furthermore, it would put our own troops at risk."

The president has decided to drive a huge divide within his own party in order to make war crimes legal. He must be stopped. And it's a huge deal that even as the president is personally lobbying for the bill, his former secretary of state and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is lobbying against it. Some things matter more than your re-election strategy, Mr President. Why is he going against the advice of the entire military leadership, the most respected Senators on defense matters, and the conscience of his own party? Are the polls that dire?

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