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Posted: April 29, 2014 at 5:04 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It may not always attract a lot of attention and it doesn’t make for a good argument on Sunday-morning shows, but it avoids errors.” President Barack Obama, defending his administration’s move away from the use of military force in foreign policy

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