“Obama sought to walk the fine political line” is politically correct for selling out, for putting the election ahead of the people he seeks to be elected to represent, for caring more about what pundits and assholes (McCain) are saying about him that protecting the people from government tyranny.
Obama Supports FISA Legislation, Angering Left | The Trail | washingtonpost.com
By Paul Kane
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) today announced his support for a sweeping intelligence surveillance law that has been heavily denounced by the liberal activists who have fueled the financial engines of his presidential campaign.
In his most substantive break with the Democratic Party’s base since becoming the presumptive nominee, Obama declared he will support the bill when it comes to a Senate vote, likely next week, despite misgivings about legal provisions for telecommunications corporations that cooperated with the Bush administration’s warrantless surveillance program of suspected terrorists.
In so doing, Obama sought to walk the fine political line between GOP accusations that he is weak on foreign policy — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called passing the legislation a “vital national security matter” — and alienating his base.
Move along, there is no Change to see here…