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Russ Feingold: Censure

I just learned that Sen. Russ Feingold plans to introduce a resolution to censure President Bush tomorrow.

From Think Progress:
Appearing on ABC’s This Week, Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) announced that he will introduce a resolution tomorrow to censure President Bush for authorizing an illegal warrantless domestic surveillance program. Feingold said President Bush’s actions were “right in the strike zone of the concept of high crimes and misdemeanors.”

It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Undoubtedly, this will never make it to the floor for a vote (Sen. Frist all but assures that it won't). But what it does is send a message, and not the one that Sen. Frist claims. It also helps keep the NSA spying scandal in the news, which at this point is a good thing because too many of the major news agencies are already treating President Bush's law breaking as a fait accompli.

More on this from Glenn, Georiga10, and ReddHedd.