Stretch Out and Wait

Stretch out and wait
Stretch out and wait
There is no debate, no debate, no debate.
How can you consciously contemplate
When there's no debate, no debate ?
Stretch out and wait
Stretch out and wait…

—“Stretch Out and Wait,” The Smiths

Democrats sit out detainee debate: “Congressional Democrats are sitting out an explosive debate on how to treat the nation's most dangerous terrorism suspects, bypassing a chance to challenge President Bush on a proposal that has infuriated international law experts and human rights groups. …Democrats are letting a handful of Republican senators battle the Bush administration over the legal fine points of the White House detainee plan in hopes the GOP will bloody itself on the top-tier issue of security.”

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