Obama administration is above the law 

Obama's Interior Department still thinks it's above the law in the Gulf oil spill case. Then again, his Treasury Department (which has suspended tax and bankruptcy laws in the auto bailouts), his FCC (which defied a court ruling by issuing a second net neutrality rule), his National Labor Relations Board (which wants to require employers to post signs not required by the law), and his National Mediation Board (which overturned 75 years of legal precedent to help airline unions) also think they're above the law. And that is to say nothing of the White House's novel efforts to evade transparency and circumvent laws on presidential records.

So this doesn't come as much of a surprise.

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David Freddoso

David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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