Congress waited six years to repeal the Tonkin Gulf Resolution after
it opened the bloody floodgates for the Vietnam War in August 1964.
If that seems slow, consider the continuing failure of Congress to repeal the “war on terror” resolution—the Authorization for Use of Military Force—that sailed through, with just one dissenting vote, three days after 9/11.
Prior to casting the only “no” vote, Congresswoman Barbara Lee spoke
on the House floor. “As we act,” she said, “let us not become the evil
that we deplore.” - Common Dreams