Eugene Robinson: Obama's novel definition of "hostilities'Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|President Obama's claim that U.S. military action in Libya doesn't constitute 'hostilities' is nonsense. Obama, with uncommon disregard for both language and logic, takes the position that what we are doing in Libya does not reach the 'hostilities' threshold for triggering the War Powers Act, under which presidents must seek congressional approval for any military campaign lasting more than 90 days.|
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