Excited by power, Obama ignores legal restraints

Timothy P. Carney Washington Examiner 5/22/2011

…Presidential arrogation of power is nothing new. President George W. Bush’s lawyer John Yoo declared in a post-9/11 memo that no congressional “statute …. can place any limits on the president’s determinations” about how to fight terrorism, proclaiming such decisions “are for the president alone to make.”

But Barack […]