A Need For Clarity From Obama

Fred Hiatt wrote:

Fortunately some of the coolest heads in this discussion belong to Senate Democrats such as Barack Obama (Ill.) and Carl M. Levin (Mich.), the chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Both have suggested that if Mr. Bush vetoes a bill containing a withdrawal mandate, as he has promised to do, Congress should nevertheless approve the war funding.

Fred Hiatt is not exactly fact based but Obama's muddled answers on the question lend themselves to just such distortions. But there is an easy way for Obama to settle the question - endorse Reid-Feingold.

Show Fred Hiatt, and the rest of us where you stand on the issue Senator Obama. You might want to ask for a retraction as well Senator.

Senator Levin, on the other hand, has nothing to complain about.

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    Obama appears to be wetting his finger (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by TexDem on Mon Apr 16, 2007 at 02:18:36 PM EST
    or so it appears.

    This is confirmation (none / 0) (#2)
    by andgarden on Mon Apr 16, 2007 at 02:31:52 PM EST
    that we are right and Levin is wrong. We CANNOT allow them to fund this unconditionally. On that question, I think Pelosi agrees.

    Report on who is profiting from the war. (none / 0) (#3)
    by Lora on Mon Apr 16, 2007 at 02:58:53 PM EST
    If you de-fund the war, they will no longer profit.  Who are they and what influence do they have over our lawmakers?  Could that be why almost no one is getting serious about Reid-Feingold? Follow the money.

    For my education only... (none / 0) (#4)
    by diogenes on Mon Apr 16, 2007 at 07:42:58 PM EST
    Since Senator Obama needs to be "clear" on this, exactly what is Senator Clinton's clearly stated position on Reid-Feingold and would she sign such a bill if she were president today or on January 21, 2007 if it were passed then?