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Santa in Fatigues

President Obama told troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq that they are like “Santa in fatigues.” Coming one week after the Senate torture report, and in the middle of a ferocious drone war that kills scores more civilians than the targets of assassination, it’s doubtful that they are viewed as benignly overseas.

Obama’s Cognitive Dissonance

In a new book, President Obama admits that he’s “really good at killing people” and “didn’t know that was gonna be a strong suit of mine.” We all have it in us – but we don’t have his remarkable ability to compartmentalize his humanity from his work.