letters | obama eases threat to deportation
Sweeping move is the act of a tyrant, not commander in chief
David R. Carlin writes: King James II held that the king of England had the power to “suspend” already enacted laws — a kind of retroactive veto. This was one of the reasons he was charged with being a tyrant. Yet what was President Obama doing last week but reviving the suspending power when he announced that his administration would henceforth refuse to enforce US law regarding certain categories of illegal immigrants?