To judge from all the commotion aroused by President Obama’s executive order on immigration, it would seem that he had unilaterally declared a wholesale and unlawful rewriting of the nation’s immigration laws.
Given the repeated failure of this Congress and preceding ones to deal with immigration reform, the only questions now are when and how far President Obama will go in using his discretionary authority to fix the problem on his own.
Such a clever idea: Bring the Miami International Boat Show and all its watery bling to the hurricane-battered Miami Marine Stadium, which could use a little flash reflected onto its graffiti-covered concrete.
Let’s begin with a positive spin: “Let me be clear: There will be no shutdowns and no default on the national debt,” Sen. Mitch McConnell declared after a resounding GOP victory in last week’s midterm election.
The election is over, the politics aren’t. Gov. Rick Scott retained the Governor’s Mansion in his slim victory against his Democratic opponent, Charlie Crist. We congratulate the governor, wish him well and hope that this time around, he makes party and ideology subordinate to the needs of all Floridians.