Requiem for the Obama Administration

Requiem for the Obama Administration, Trump Edition

The near-unrestrained executive power claimed by the Obama administration will be transferred to the president-elect. From torture to Guantanamo to mass surveillance to Gitmo and on and on, the Obama Administration could have stood up for civil liberties and the US Constitution. It did not. On the contrary. He has handed his successor a huge gift: greatly expanded Executive power. Heckuva job there, Barack…