Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Kucinich and Tea Party Kill Obama's Patriot Act Extension

It's hard to find stranger bedfellows than this. Dennis Kucinich said:

“Will anyone subscribe to the First and Fourth Amendments tomorrow when the PATRIOT Act is up for a vote? I am hopeful that members of the Tea Party who came to Congress to defend the Constitution will join me in challenging the reauthorization.”

They did!

Sorry, President Obama:

The Obama administration said Tuesday it wants a three-year extension of Patriot Act surveillance authorities, far longer than the timeline proposed by House Republicans.

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