• Candidates run for election on campaign promises, but once they're elected they renege on those promises, which happened with President [Barack] Obama on Guantánamo, the surveillance programs and investigating the crimes of the Bush administration. These were very serious campaign promises that were not fulfilled.

    "Edward Snowden: A 'Nation' Interview". Interview with Katrina vanden Heuvel, Stephen F. Cohen, October 28, 2014.
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