Standoff in Romania: Ending Not with a Bang but a Whimper?
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  • Expat

    “These characters often care much less about the rule of law than about … power.”

    That sounds like how I’d characterize Barack Obama’s approach toward the rule of law.

    Just look at his actions vis-a-vis illegal immigration, the auto bailouts, etc. For Obama, the rule of law is worth respecting insofar as it is convenient to what he wants. Which, of course, is to say, that when possible he replaces rule of law with rule of man, even if that rule of man overlaps largely (though not entirely) with the rule of law. Nonetheless, this is, of course, something quite short of rule of law.

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