Rule of Law or Rule of Men?
June 21, 2012
Last Friday, President Obama decreed that what Congress has thus far declined to do, he will do by himself—in effect, amnesty for (by his administration’s own conservative estimate) 800,000 illegal immigrants (CNN, Fox)—even though President Obama himself is on record, as recently as 2011, at least twice (March, September), admitting that that would be unconstitutional:
Mark Krikorian‘s take:
No need to fuss over “laws on the books that I have to enforce” when you’ve gotten away with not enforcing so many of them.