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Unitary Presidency

Executive Vigor Without Executive Arrogance II: A Primer on Executive Orders

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

If the President issues a pardon, no later President can undo it. After George H. W. Bush pardoned the Iran-Contra defendants, Presidents Clinton could not say: "Hold on! I'm taking those pardons back!"

Executive Vigor Without Executive Arrogance III: Three Steps Away from the Unitary Presidency

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

My last two posts focused on whether a newly inaugurated President Obama can move energetically to displace Bush-era policy without embracing a radica...

Sarah Wins ...

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

... assuming we just watched her audition for bodacious wrongwing talk show host, not Vice President of the United States of America. The Republicans...