There's an upside, naturally, to the power grab ("We are made for this moment, and we will seize it."), the president announced to the whole world Monday.
The upside comprises of two parts: the now-we-know part and the ain't-likely-to-happen part.
What we now know is that an unabashed president elected by a slight majority of his countrymen means to go full throttle with the "progressive" agenda as his collaborators in the major media continue to identify the liberal agenda in its advanced form.
"We understand," said Barack 0bama, "that outworn programs are inadequate to the needs of our time. So we...