Rand’s filibuster changed public opinion

March 25, 2013 by History in a Hurry

A 50-Point Swing Against Targeted Drone Killings of U.S. Citizens

By David Weigel

A year ago, as the presidential race was taking shape, The Washington Post’s pollster asked voters whether they favored the use of drones to kill terrorists or terror suspects if they were “American citizens living in other countries.” The net rating at the time was positive: 65 percent for, 26 percent against.

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