Harold Koh is the Gollum of Foggy Bottom
By: Gene Healy | Examiner Columnist Follow Him @Genehealy | 06/20/11 8:05 PM
“No more ignoring the law when it’s inconvenient,” then-Sen. Barack Obama proclaimed on the campaign trail; as president, he’d show the world “that the law is not subject to the whims of stubborn rulers.”
So, last week must have been tough on the half-dozen or so liberals still naive enough to believe that.
On Thursday, the president answered House Speaker John Boehner’s request for an explanation as to why, 90 days into our Libyan misadventure, he isn’t in violation of the War Powers Resolution, which requires him to terminate U.S. engagement in “hostilities” after 60 days in the absence of congressional authorization.