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Tyrant Mocks Opponents of Tyranny

Excusing abuse.

Mar. 4, 2014

We already know Barack Obama has contempt for Rule of Law and separation of powers. He decided to combine that with his contempt for his political opponents by slamming them for opposing his abuse of power. “They say, how dare you fix the things we were complaining about [in ObamaCare]? … They’ll complain about something, and then we take steps to fix it – ‘you’re a tyrant,’ ‘you’re overreaching.’” That’s absurd, he says, because “where Congress is unwilling to act, I will take whatever administrative steps that I can in order to do right by the American people.” The ends justify the means – and as long as the ends are “doing right” by America or his own party’s electoral gain, all things are possible.

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