Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune
Here we go…
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is proposing legislation to nullify President Obama’s executive actions on gun policy, claiming that the president’s actions are a breach of constitutional separation of powers between the executive and legislative branches.
During a Wednesday appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity,” the Republican senator outlined his plan to challenge Obama’s anti-gun violence package.
“Our founding fathers were very concerned about us having separation of powers. They didn’t want to let the president become a king.” Paul said. “In this bill, we will nullify anything the president does that smacks of legislation.”
Paul continued: “I’m afraid that President Obama may have this king complex sort of developing … I think there’s a history of this arrogance.”
Protecting gun manufacturers and defending a twisted interpretation of the Second Amendment are the main priorities of the NRA, Rand and the rest of the cabal of comic book villains fighting for the status quo as the rest of the world looks on, shaking their head and wondering what the hell is going on…