U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, the anti-war Democrat from Orlando, is helping lead a bipartisan coalition to block President Obama’s Administration from bombing Syria, and he’s using what looks like a novel approach in Congressional hearings: Asking real and pointed questions.

While others make speeches that masquerade as campaign speeches, Grayson used today’s Foreign Affairs hearing to rattle off a series of questions designed to raise doubts about the rush to bomb Syria and the consequences for doing so.

At the same time, Grayson is quietly trying to persuade fellow Democrats and some Republicans to vote no. So far, coupled with organic Republican opposition to Obama, the effort appears to be working in the GOP House, where even Democratic support is relatively tepid, which also reflects a war-weary public and polls showing the lack of popularity of bombing Syria.


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