31 August 2013
Another sign of an "imperial presidency" ?
According to an NBC poll, "nearly 80 percent of Americans believe President Barack Obama should receive congressional approval before using force in Syria."
Whatever the "margin of error" inherent in the sample pool, it's clear what the American people think about this matter. Will Obama seek approval from Congress?
Earlier this summer I wrote a post in which I suggested the Obama administration was exhibiting behavior consistent with an "imperial presidency." I later withdrew (deleted) the post because comments from several readers convinced me that I may have overinterpreted the data. We'll see what happens this time...