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An Arrogant and Lawless Cover-Up

raltnee67 Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 10:57 AM
They just NOW heard of Fast & Furious. The MSM was unfortunately required to get it's readers caught-up on 18 months of scandal. This ONLY because the POTUS has had to invoke executive privilege. Even their syncophants might have inadvertenly heard about that and wondered why.

Few principles are more important to our constitutional scheme than the separation of powers, which is precisely why President Obama's bogus assertion of executive privilege to thwart Congress' investigation into Fast and Furious is so inexcusable.

Executive privilege is an important safeguard against congressional overreach and to preserve the separation of powers. The inherent right of the executive to protect highly sensitive information has long been recognized, and the privilege was judicially established during the Watergate era.

As such, Congress should not go on fishing expeditions against a president to score political points. But neither should a president...