View single post by ole
 Posted: Fri Nov 27th, 2009 04:31 am
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This is becoming overly complicated. The president-elect is given consideration, a security detail, federally sponsored travel and many kinds of perks but, until he takes the oath of office upon his inauguration, nothing he says has any official weight. He is a venerable non-person.

Until our current president, no one knew exactly what was going on in the -elect part. This one was very much interested in publicly declaiming what he was about while in the -elect phase. So it's as new to us as it must be to you.

But it remains that the president-elect can't do much more than signal his intentions.

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