Bipartisan opinion-Gadhafi is a military target

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    Republican Lindsay Graham and democrat Kent Conrad reject the idea that bombing Gadhafi was an assassination attempt. Wasn't it? This is all double talk political B.S. How can Gadhafi be a legitimate military target when there are no UN sanctions against him and he poses no security threat to the US?
     
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    Yes, for Libyans engaged in the civil war.

    For western or other powers who are engaged in a little backatcha, they rather need to understand that blowing up kids and grandkids really pisses away any brownie points garnered by jacking with a bad guy.
     
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    And the US action against Libya is un-Constitutional and illegal – consequently no action is legitimate, including an assassination attempt.
     

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