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RT @mattbuchanan: a serious conversation about the peloponnesian war is happening behind me, this job rules
RT @deborahsolo: On my honor, I am so proud of the Boy Scouts for voting for equality today. I bet Norman Rockwell would be pleased. http:/…
RT @dcbigjohn: honestly, how does Medea Benjamin get into anything anymore. the CIA's russia operation should have her teach classes
Obama sees victory in "a citizen shouting your concerns to the President"
Obama is giving the heckler a lot of time to talk. "The voice of that woman is worth paying attention to"—even if he doesn't agree.
RT @chrislhayes: Holy crap. POTUS was basically just like: "Code Pink is right to be outraged!"
"I'm willing to cut the young lady who interrupted me some slack, because it's worth being passionate about": Obama on hunger-strike heckler
First real applause of Obama's speech: Guantanamo shouldn't be open. Then heckled about hunger strikes.
Obama: cost per prisoner at Gitmo is one million dollars. And I've got a sequester here.