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Obama’s Grassroots Army ‘Missing in Action’ on Syria

As President Obama ramps up efforts to convince the American people of the need for action in Syria, he is doing so without backing from what has been his most valued asset in nearly every other major legislative push: his grassroots army.

Organizing for Action, Obama’s famed campaign apparatus turned independent advocacy group with millions of members, has been conspicuously silent in the debate over Syria. The group’s aggressive social media machine, which in the past has used info-graphics, web videos and online petition drives to educate its supporters and rally the ranks, is nowhere to be found.

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