President Obama's "royal dispensation" for young immigrants is hardly the most terrifying instance of administration unilateralism. As a policy matter, writes Gene Healy, it's a humane and judicious use of prosecutorial resources. But given the context, it stinks. It looks uncomfortably like implementing parts of a bill that didn't pass, and—carried out as it was with great fanfare and an eye to the impending election—the move sits uneasily with the president's constitutional responsibility to "take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed."
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