Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Extra-Constitutional Government

Reuters AlertNet - Obama: Commission may be needed on deficit options

Not to get all Glenn Beck-y on you, but this really does have to stop. We elect people to make decisions but because they are all too spineless (and, yes, we're all too fickle) we have to create commissions to give them political cover. Base closing commissions, social security reform commissions and, now, deficit commissions.

And, of course, we have Cabinet secretaries superseded by unelected and unaccountable czars

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