They chose poorly. I never supported these wars, I never voted for anyone who supported these wars. There has been little or no popular support for these 60 years of undeclared wars.
In 2000 neither candidate received the vote of more than 25.17% of eligible citizens. http://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/p20-542.pdf
The famous Reagan Landslide was 31% of eligible voters. Clearly we don't live in a Democracy.
In and democratic republic officials who break their oath of office are tried for treason and hung.
Whatever a politicians popularity, the noose awaits oath breakers in a Democratic Republic.
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