Did Barack Obama Commit Treason?

October 10, 2008 · Filed Under Ethics, Iraq, News 

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Barack Obama tried to undercut negotiations between President Bush and Iraqi leaders in June 2008, according to the Washington Times.

Mr. Obama’s conversations with the Iraqi leaders, confirmed to The Washington Times by his campaign aides, began just two weeks after he clinched the Democratic presidential nomination in June and stirred controversy over the appropriateness of a White House candidate’s contacts with foreign governments while the sitting president is conducting a war.

Could this be a violation of the Logan Act?

If you’re not familiar with it, the Logan Act is a United States federal law that forbids unauthorized citizens from negotiating with foreign governments.

Barack Obama was not authorized to negotiate with Iraq. Could this arrogant, naive act be considered treasonous?