Hey a question: Why is Obama silent on the FISA agreement (unless I missed something)? He has spoken out about Guantanamo, most recently in favor of the Supreme Court's decision this month allowing the detainees there to file habeas appeals. So he's not utterly unwilling to talk about difficult questions of law and national security. Is the problem this time that the deal is being styled as a bipartisan agreement, and he doesn't want to step on it by saying otherwise? Plus just not worth the political capital? Any other less obvious explanations, or thoughts about what he should do?
UPDATE: Obama just put out a statement calling the bill "
So yes, bipartisan agreement, best we can do for now. Etc.
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