Friday, August 8, 2014

OBAMA... is prepared to inflict on the nation a destructive, divisive, calculated violation of the constitutional order and national comity — for the narrowest partisan advantage. For this president in particular, who offered a politics of transcendence, this would constitute a betrayal of the highest order.

Amnesty for Minors Would Bypass Constitution

Friday, 08 Aug 2014

President Obama is impatient. Congress won't act on immigration, he says, and therefore he will. The White House is coy as to exactly what the president will do. But the leaks point to an executive order essentially legalizing an enormous new class of illegal immigrants, perhaps up to 5 million people.

One doesn't usually respond to rumors. But this is an idea so bad and so persistently peddled by the White House that it has already been pre-emptively criticized by such unusual suspects as (liberal) constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley, concerned about yet another usurpation of legislative power by the "uber presidency," and The Washington Post editorial page, which warned that such a move would "tear up the Constitution."

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