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Cornel West: It’s “Grounds For
Impeachment” If Obama Bombs Syria
Without Congressional Approval

BuzzFeed, by Michelle Broder Van Dyke

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Posted By:toledo, 9/9/2013 7:44:26 AM

One of President Obama’s most prominent critics on the black left said Sunday that a strike on Syria in the face of Congressional disapproval would be “dictatorial” — and grounds for impeachment. “It doesn’t make sense to commit more war crimes,” Cornel West said Sunday on the syndicated radio show Smiley and West, to an approving response from host Tavis Smiley, who has also been consistently critical of Obama. The two men, leading black public intellectuals, have emerged as controversial figures in a community whose support for the first black president is overwhelming. West, in response, has recently attacked other black leaders

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: artman1746, 9/9/2013 7:59:42 AM     (No. 9512390)

Too bad such clear thinking comes from a proven idiot. Sort of dampens the impact.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 9/9/2013 8:09:55 AM     (No. 9512402)

I thought Obama said he had the authority to go ahead without Congress. What am I missing?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 9/9/2013 8:35:43 AM     (No. 9512431)

POTUS may act without Congress, but once having engaged Congress, may he ignore them ?

I think not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 9/9/2013 8:43:04 AM     (No. 9512439)

Screwballs on the left are just as clueless as the screwballs we know and love on the right.

Yeah, Mr. Obama may have done a number of "impeachable" offenses, but he won´t be convicted so long as there is a Democrat majority in the Senate. So save your breath.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 9/9/2013 9:36:08 AM     (No. 9512544)

"leading black public intellectuals"

this is a curious phrase.
why is "public" included.
why is "black" included.

why not just say "leading intellectuals"

How would these authors label Victor Davis Hanson? or Thomas Sowell??

Would they describe someone as a "leading white public intellectual"

Cornel West craves the limelight, and in fact is a capitalist that makes a fine living from a multitude of ventures. I applaud him for paying taxes, but little else.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/9/2013 9:40:26 AM     (No. 9512552)

Assuming Mr West is correct, bomb´s away, and good bye Mr president, We didn´t know you at all.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 9/9/2013 9:51:02 AM     (No. 9512564)

He may become ignored in the next three years, but never impeached. That only happens to white guys.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fobo, 9/9/2013 12:02:51 PM     (No. 9512767)

I´m now officially living in bizarro world--agreeing with Cornel West.

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