Law? What law? King Obama is the law!
ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who said Obama’s
assertion of executive privilege raises “monumental questions,” put it best:
How can the president assert executive privilege if there
was no White House involvement [in Fast and Furious]? How can the
president exert executive privilege over documents he’s supposedly never
seen? Is something very big being hidden to go to this extreme?
Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) also called the assertion of executive privilege “untimely.” Untimely, indeed. Brian Terry died a year and a half ago. And we still don't have answers.
My activist friend (follow the link below for his full text) does not stop there. He reserved his most scathing criticism for the Speaker of the House, for failing to act, and even hindering the investigation. But today, the Speaker dropped a hint that maybe, just maybe, he's ready to do his job. He said that the claim of executive privilege was an admission of guilt!
It's worse than that, actually. Obama reminds me of Peter O'Toole, as King Henry II, in Becket:
But I'm the king! Why should I obey the law?Why, indeed. The answer: even kings must obey the contract they and their ancestors made with the people; else they are no better than tyrants. We fought a Revolution over this very issue.
What say you? Is Barack Obama trying to act like a tyrannical king? Or does he have something legitimate to protect?
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