October 2, 2012 2 Comments
Donna is exactly correct here. The administration is asking/directing companies to violate the law.
One thing that I find interesting, I don’t see how this would be binding on Romney, that’s a fairly big hole in the plan, in my opinion. If I was Romney, I would widen it some more, with a promise to prosecute for criminal negligence the CEO, the president, and the chief personnel officer of each of these companies.
Personally, I think it would be funny to see the president of say, Lockheed, trying to get a pardon from Obama next January 19, as the layoffs start.
We are a nation of laws, with a President who cares little for them.
Strong words? No doubt. But the time for nicely-couched descriptors is over. Queasiness about straight talk ought to fall away when the Chief Executive elevates himself above the law. President Obama has done that yet again, without even a hint of apology.
This ought not to be. Respect for the office of the President and for our nation of laws demands that we challenge every incursion against the sanctity of the law. If not, we are just fiddling away as the notion of a free America burns.
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