Since the handling of detainees is a military decision, why is Congress trying to micromanage the war effort?

I suppose tomorrow the Senate is going to tell the President specific locations where he can and can't deploy troops in Afghanistan? Why doesn't the Congress butt out and let the commander-in-chief do his job?

Asked By: Edward - 5/20/2009
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Article 1 section 1 of the U.S. Constitution grants the following... More
Answered By: hamrrfan - 5/20/2009
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Liberals want to micromanage everything. That's one BIG reason why I don't support them... More
Answered By: El Tecolote - 5/20/2009
Gee, the military's done a great job so far in Afghanistan and Iraq!
Answered By: rasmalai001 - 5/20/2009
Because ever since Clinton, dems consider terrorism as a criminal matter, not a war... they are wrong, and Obama's naive foreign policy will embolden them and makes us less safe.
Answered By: Jimmbbo - 5/20/2009
Thank heaven there's a few congressmen who understand, CHECKS AND BALANCE, that's why America will never have a dictator!
Answered By: sailormon - 5/20/2009
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