Has Barack Obama lost legitimacy to remain in office?

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with war criminals like John Yoo praising his actions, 
one has to wonder just who the "Peace" President 
is listening to.  

Yoo's chief problem as a constitutional commentator stems not from his tendentious memos justifying torture in the weeks after 9/11 during his stint in the Bush administration, but because his underlying constitutional analysis of presidential power is literally the opposite of what the Founders intended and wrote. In Yoo's analysis, American executive power in foreign policy was copied from the British monarchy, where the monarchs once maintained a monopoly of power over war and military matters. According to Yoo, "the Constitution gives the President the initiative in war." But Yoo gets it exactly wrong. The Founders plainly rejected the British monarchy as a template for presidential power...

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