John Boehner and his merry band of hypocritical morons are all lining up to sue the President for doing his job. With Congressional inaction at a point that he is forced to sidestep Republican obstructionists in order to ease financial burdens on students, protect civil rights, and take steps toward gender equality, President Obama has managed to utilize executive orders effectively while still issuing them at the slowest rate since Grover Cleveland.
Facts, however, are a mere inconvenience in the eyes of Republicans, who seem to think that this President does not have the same rights and powers as the white people who have preceded him–and Boehner is willing to take action to punish America’s first African American President for using the powers his office allots him.
Unfortunately for Boehner and his fellow Republicans, the lawsuit will likely backfire in November when Americans–the majority of whom disagree with this frivolous and wasteful action–will likely take into account that doing some good–any good–with regard to fixing our nation’s many issues takes a backseat to partisan dumbf*ckery.
In a CBS poll released Wednesday, 54 percent of Americans said they disagreed with John Boehner’s sham lawsuit, while a mere 37 percent said they approved. This newest poll reinforces a similar CNN poll last month that found–again–Americans to generally disapprove of the efforts against our President by a margin of 57 to 41 percent. A separate CNN poll found that two-thirds of Americans do not want President Obama impeached.
President Obama has challenged the GOP’s orange-skinned hero to follow through with his ridiculous lawsuit and, on Wednesday, continued to defend his use of executive actions to accomplish some good in the wake of Congressional Republicans’ petty obstructionism–after all, “right-wing” is recognized as a synonym for “obstructionist.”
“The American people don’t want me standing around twiddling my thumbs waiting for Congress to do something,” the President said. “Wherever I have the legal authorities to make progress on behalf of middle-class Americans … I’m going to seize those opportunities.”