Re: Democrats, Iran - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Re: Democrats, Iran

James: Yes, the President can order a military strike without Congress, and such a thing has been done in the past. But it’s not altogether constitutionally kosher, and I actually agree with Reid on the principle that the responsibility to declare war and the responsibility to prosecute war ought to be split between branches. I don’t mean to advocate an open-ended authorization of force against Iran as a purely symbolic gesture for foreign consumption. Yes, I think it would be prudent to give the President a legislative green light in part to send a message that we’re serious, but also to reinforce an important constitutional principle if we do end up bombing Iran.

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link:

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!

Fourth of july sale

Join the Fight for Freedom

One Year for Only $47.99

The offer renews after one year at the regular price of $79.99.