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March 12, 2013 12:00 AM

Davis Merritt: Paul’s nonsensical filibuster feeds paranoia

Ending a contrived and sadly symptomatic bit of political stagecraft last week, Sen. Rand Paul finally managed to state clearly his question and thus elicited the answer he seemed to want from the Obama administration: No, the president of the United States does not have the authority to order drone strikes in the U.S. on American noncombatants.

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