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"...the commission of the act itself, to me, is more deserving of the murderer label."

Perhaps it is more deserving, but you are acknowledging that the label also can apply to the commander, just to a lesser degree. So, I can make the claim that Obama has murdered people, it is just a matter of scale. Just as there are degrees of murder in most state justice systems. Third Degree Murder is used when there was malice, but not a planned intent to kill - but it is still murder.

"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain