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Sarah should learn to read

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Submitted by Mike Shapiro (United States), Feb 8, 2010 at 21:41

While I do understand (and don't necessarily disagree with) the concept of strategically targeting Iranian military installations, I think that I can, very quickly explain why people ridicule Sarah Palin.

Her statement was that the President should declare war on Iran (her words, not a paraphrase.) Unless something has changed in the last few hours, the President of the United States does not have the power to declare war. Only the Congress of the U.S. can do that.

People ridicule her because she does not know the first thing about the Government and underlying legal basis of the United States.

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