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As the hearing continues, our ace photographer Melina Mara reports she spotted Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) “passing the time by playing poker on his iPhone during the hearing.”
We eagerly await the photographic proof, but generally trust Melina’s sharp eye.
Scandal! Caught playing iPhone game at 3+ hour Senate hearing - worst of all I lost!
Originally posted by ownbestenemy
My first response was light. This is how our politicians see this game, to use the pun. A dog and pony show at best, we are being led down another trek into the Middle East to meddle or disrupt yet another country's affairs. I know, the use of chemical weapons is sad; but why hasn't the UN stepped in then?
Originally posted by onequestion
Its so obvious i can't believe they are even trying it.
Wait, is it only this obvious to us?
According to the Bush Administration, the fact that the Constitution gives Congress, and only Congress, the power "to declare war" doesn't stop the President from starting a war on his own...The Administration's interpretation does violence to the most natural reading of the Constitution. The power to declare war means, in the simplest understanding of the words, that Congress must enact a declaration in order to commit the United States to war.