I have no doubt that Obama would’ve vetoed this too: he greenlit the war & maintained critical support. But it’s Trump’s war now, & this veto should be a national scandal. It won’t be though, because elites decide what our scandals are, & complicity in mass murder doesn’t cut it:
Aaron Maté added,
The HillVerified account@thehill
Trump issues his second veto, shutting down measure ending support for Saudi-led war in Yemen http://hill.cm/VftDJhJ
It likely wouldn’t have made a difference, but I can tell you that it was extremely difficult to get left/adversarial outlets to cover Russiagate w/ the skepticism & pushback it deserved. The job was left to a small group, working individually. A wasted opportunity, & a failure.
It's clear what he's saying: that Russiagate skeptics (and most of all: MSNBC critics) are similar to those who ended up supporting, wittingly or otherwise, the continuation of slavery. It's just as appalling as you suspected.
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