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CNN’s Acosta: Obama’s AUMF to Fight ISIS Like a ‘Liberal Bumper Sticker’ from His Campaigns

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta on Wednesday compared President Barack Obama‘s request for the authorization of military force (AUMF) against ISIS to a “liberal bumper sticker.”

Acosta said he has noticed “amped up” and “stark” talk from the Obama Administration lately regarding the fight against ISIS, and suggested the president may have been “taking a tip” from British Prime Minister David Cameron. But, according to Acosta, the president very notably tried to console “nervous Democrats” who would be concerned about the potential for an “endless war.”

“I think more notable than anything was the president’s acknowledgement to nervous Democrats at the end of his comments saying that this new authorization would not bring about what he called ‘endless war,'” Acosta said. “That is almost off liberal bumper stickers that may be driving around in support of the Obama campaigns of ’08 and 2012. Democrats don’t want endless war and the president trying to say you are going to get a three-year timetable and at that point, time is up on this mission, time is up on this authorization. You’re not gonna get endless war.”

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