My, how times change!

Barack Obama on presidential war-making power, in 2007:

The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.

Barack Obama on presidential war-making power, in 2011:

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(Via Instapundit.)

POSTSCRIPT: It’s striking to look over Obama’s other preening answers to the 2007 questionnaire, and compare them to his actions as president. (For example: 123, 45.)

UPDATE: John Larson’s (D-CT) complaint seems fair:

They consulted the Arab League. They consulted the United Nations. They did not consult the United States Congress.

(Via Instapundit.)

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