Comment: You don't have to defend him.

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You don't have to defend him.

This is the trap that Republicans set up about many things. If you don't want to "lock up casual drug users, you must be for drugs." If you don't want to go to war with Iran, you must love terrorism. If you don't want Guantanamo then you must support our enemy.

It's all ridiculous. Evil, not evil, doesn't matter. Has he attacked us, or initiated a war against us? No? Then leave him the hell alone. Period.

Non-action is not the same as support. What is right, is right, and what is wrong is wrong and don't let them trip you up by bringing in emotional externalities.

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