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Obama the Merciless

traitorbill Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 10:07 AM
Alinsky rules!
"President Obama has been among the most merciless presidents in the history of the United States," political science professor P.S. Ruckman wrote on his blog, "Pardon Power," over the weekend.

The president had just issued 17 pardons -- the first pardons of his second term. That's merciful, right? Except that though Obama rightly used his clemency power to wipe clean the criminal records of 17 individuals who had served their time -- that's what a pardon does -- to raise his total pardons to 39, he has used that power to commute only one sentence.

In the context of the 1980s and 1990s,...

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