Opposition to Syria Strike Creates Strange Bedfellows

Debate over congressional authorization of a military strike in Syria has produced an unlikely antiwar coalition that includes Tea Party favorites such as Mike Lee and Rand Paul and outspoken liberals like Alan Grayson and Charlie Rangel.

Reports NBC News:

It’s strange to see Tea Party favorites like Mike Lee and Rand Paul agreeing with outspoken liberals like Charlie Rangel and Alan Grayson.

But the ongoing debate over congressional authorization for military intervention in Syria has produced an unusual and vocal coalition of Republican non-interventionists, liberal doves, war-weary rank-and-file lawmakers and mission skeptics who contend that any involvement in another country’s civil war is a no-win proposition.