If you knew the facts contradicted your statement, would you believe it? Or would you ignore it to justify your presumed assumption.
Bill Clinton two terms = 365 executive orders
George Bush two terms = 291 executive orders.
Obama as of Aug 31 2012 = 140 executive orders.
(count them. 10 per page, 14 pages)
The difference between Repubs/Dems Vs. Progressives? Progressives care about nuance and facts over party talking points. We are happy to change our opinion in the face of facts.