President Obama quite succinctly summed up the absurdity of the Republicans' issues with his immigration reform in Chicago yesterday, arguing that perhaps the only people who can legitimately be pissed off about illegal immigrants are Native Americans.
Obama has long promised that he would use his executive authority to push through his own brand of immigration reform, setting a timetable for the action back in the summer. That got pushed back to “after the midterms” when Obama realized how crushing such a maneuver could be for his party. Now, with no further political campaigns to worry about, Obama is free to pursue the order without any particular fear of repercussions.
Obama plays dirty politics with the Constitution Six years into his presidency, and having promised to bring about “hope and change,” Barack Obama's immigration reform shows he is still playing games, writes Matt Lewis