From the Washington Post
WASHINGTON, January 15, 2013 Today’s press reports promise that Round Two of the President’s latest charm offensive will commence tomorrow. On Wednesday, according to some accounts, Obama plans to eviscerate the Second Amendment with nineteen—count ‘em—executive orders geared toward relieving an annoying populace of its constitutional right to bear arms. Or at least getting this off to a running start. This morning, Drudge headlined the event “Gun Control Wednesday.”
U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III declared in an exclusive Newsmax TV
interview that President Barack Obama could easily be impeached if he bypassed
Congress and enacted gun-control legislation by executive order.
comments came on the same day President Obama told the White House press corp at
the last news conference of his first term that he was reviewing actions,
including issuing executive orders, where he could take action without
congressional approval to confront gun violence in the nation. Obama said he
would present a plan within days.
The options include stronger background
checks, a meaningful ban on assault weapons, and limits on high-capacity
ammunition magazines, Obama said, conceding that was unsure how such steps could