That hasn’t stopped Republicans from accusing Obama of tyranny, a highly charged word that means “cruel and oppressive government or rule.”
This is dangerous language. At a public meeting with GOP Rep. Jim Bridenstine, a woman called for Obama’s execution as an “enemy combatant.” Rather than rebuke the false and irresponsible charge, Bridenstine called Obama “lawless.”
It’s no wonder Republicans have a credibility crisis. A Pew Research Center poll conducted last month showed that Americans trust Democrats over Republicans to “govern in a more honest and ethical way,” 41 percent to 31 percent…
Eleven months ago, Boehner was asked if he trusted Obama. “Absolutely,” he said. You might wonder, was he telling the thruth then? Or he evading it now?